The diaphragm is the most efficient muscle of breathing. It is a large, dome-shaped muscle located at the base of the lungs. Your abdominal muscles help move the diaphragm and give you more power to empty your lungs. But chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) may prevent the diaphragm from workingRead More →

abnormal chest development, with one side being larger than the other. abdomen that appears caved in. How do you know if you have a diaphragmatic hernia? What are the symptoms of a diaphragmatic hernia? Difficulty breathing. This is usually very severe. … Tachypnea (rapid breathing) … Blue discoloration of theRead More →