Hi,Thanks for your query. After going through your query I came to know that you are suffering from disc prolapse and breathing difficulty. Disc prolapse done not cause breathing difficulty. Breathing problem specially coughing can cause pain in back at site of disc prolapse. In my opinion both these problems are separate issue.You can discuss with your treating Doctor about it. I do hope that you have found something helpful. If you have additional questions or follow up queries then please do not hesitate in writing to us. I will be happy to answer your queries. Wishing you good health. Take care.