In-depth

Risk factors

Ehlers-Danlos syndrome

Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) includes a group of uncommon genetic disorders that mainly affect the joints, skin and walls of blood vessels.

Symptoms

Shortness of breath

Shortness of breath can be frightening. Most of the time, a heart or lung condition is the cause.

Tests and diagnosis

Chest X-rays

Even with today's high-tech medical devices, the basic chest X-ray remains an important tool in diagnosing various conditions. Here's a look at how it works.

CT scan

A CT scan is an imaging test that uses X-rays to produce detailed images of the inside of your body.

Mar. 18, 2014