Get Help

Call the Lung Health Information Line

1-888-344-LUNG (5864)

Our certified respiratory
educators are ready to take your questions
(M-F 8:30am-4:30pm)

Take the Lung Health Check

CHECK IN WITH YOUR CHEST. It may be tempting to overlook things like a nagging cough or slight wheeze, but they can be early warning signs of lung disease. Let’s take a few minutes to check out how healthy your lungs really are. Answer these nine simple questions in our interactive Lung Health Check to find out the state of your respiration. The test is quick to do and could change your life.

If you, your child or other family member answers YES to ANY of the following questions, contact a health-care provider:

  1. Currently smoke?
  2. Cough regularly, with or without mucus?
  3. Cough up blood?
  4. Feel short of breath at rest, during physical activity or sports? (compared to others of a similar age and fitness level)
  5. Wheeze (whistling sound in chest) or get chest tightness or chest pain?
  6. Have any of these symptoms at work or school:
    • Cough
    • Wheeze
    • Chest pain
    • Shortness of breath
  7. Wake up in the night with any of these symptoms:
    • Cough
    • Wheeze
    • Chest Pain
    • Shortness of breath
  8. Get frequent colds that last longer than those of other people? Do your child’s colds last longer than other children’s
  9. Snore loudly or have pauses in your breathing during sleep? Tired after a normal night’s sleep or sleepy during the day?

If you have any questions, call the Lung Health Information Line at 1-888-344-LUNG (5864), or email us at info@lungontario.ca.