I am experiencing shortness of breath (time frame: gradual onset) (worsened by: psychological stress, lying down, smoking, exercise or physical activity) (severity: mild) (better by: rest, sitting upright). The following also describe me: Cigarette smok

Breath&Smoking. It sounds like you understand the link between smoking and health problems, including breathing issues. Please start w/a visit to your doctor to make sure all is well. He/she can refer you to a smoking cessation group or practitioner. Set a target date and please stop. You and your loved ones will be glad now and in the future. Peace and good health.