Asthma is a disease that affects your lungs. Sometimes chronic, it is characterized by the inflammation of the passageways of the lungs that makes breathing difficult. Signs and symptoms of Asthma include: repeated episodes of wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, and coughing. It is important to identify elements that may trigger or worsen your asthma symptoms. Some common Asthma triggers include: tobacco smoke, outdoor air pollution, dust mites, pets, mold, and smoke from burning wood or grass. Medication can be taken to help control asthma.
This information was obtained from www.cdc.gov.
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