Panting with shortness of breath can be seen in asthma. Here is a protocol from Huh Im. He recommended pulling down Qi by needling DU23 상성, LI4 합곡, KI3 태계, PC7 대릉, LU7 열결, and ST36 족삼리 with a long retention time.
In Korea Four Needle technique (Sah Ahm), wheezing and shortness of breath arises out of heat in San Jiao and dampness accumulation in Stomach. The protocol is to needle SJ2 액문, ST41해계 with tonifying method, and ST43 함곡, SJ3 중저 with reducing method, with addition of RN22 천돌 and Dan Tian 단전.