Make an appointment with your doctor if your shortness of breath is accompanied by:
Swelling in your feet and ankles
Trouble breathing when you lie flat
High fever, chills and cough
Lips or fingertips turning blue
Stridor — a high pitched noise that occurs with breathing
Worsening of pre-existing shortness of breath..Avoid exposure to pollutants. As much as possible, avoid breathing allergens and environmental toxins.
Lose weight if you are overweight.
Take care of yourself. If you have an underlying medical condition, take care of it....consult nearest cardiologist for further investigations they will do the needful.