Respiratory conditions

Your ability to breathe in air when you’re asleep or awake may be affected by your lower airway—that is, your lung area. This may be due to a number of lower airway conditions.

What happens during normal breathing?

To understand what could be affecting your ability to breathe properly, it’s helpful to know what normal breathing looks like.

Diagnosis

If you have a condition that makes it difficult for you to breathe properly, you might need the help of a ventilator. Find out about the appropriate diagnosis method for your condition.

Diagnosis

Diagnosis

If you have a condition that makes it difficult for you to breathe properly, you might need the help of a ventilator. Find out about the appropriate diagnosis method for your condition.

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

Learn more about Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD): what it actually is, the benefits of treatment, and ResMed’s treatment solution.

Neuromuscular disease (NMD)

Learn more about Neuromuscular disease (NMD): what it actually is, the benefits of treatment, and ResMed’s treatment solution.

Respiratory support for children

At ResMed, we’re here to offer information, understanding and compassion to help make your child’s therapy journey as smooth as possible.

Obesity hypoventilation syndrome (OHS)

Learn more about Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome (OHS): what it actually is, the benefits of treatment, and ResMed’s treatment solution.

Restrictive lung disease

Learn more about Restrictive lung disease: what they actually are, the benefits of treatment, and ResMed’s treatment solution.