Some of us are short of breath just crossing a room and some of us are coughers. I'm a cougher and boy, do I hate it! But it is what it is. I'm sure if I were severely short of breath I'd hate that, too!
Here's an article for us coughers:
Keep an eye out for the yellows and the greens - a good sign you're having an exacerbation and get medical treatment immediately!
Best wishes for a good breathing day, Folks!