Signs and Symptoms of Asthma, a Respiratory Condition


Know the signs and symptoms of asthma, a common respiratory condition

Asthma is a common respiratory condition of the lower respiratory tract.  Asthma involves narrowing/ swelling of airways.  Asthma is a long-term inflammatory disease which has no cure.  Its symptoms can be controlled with proper a diagnosis and treatment.

The course of asthma may change over time.  It is therefore important to keep track with your doctor.

Signs and Symptoms of Asthma

Symptoms vary from patient to patient.  Some may have breathing problems throughout the entire day, while some show flares due to triggers like exercise, cold air, allergens or air pollutants.

Some symptoms are as follows:

If symptoms are bothersome, then medical attention is required immediately.  Discuss a treatment plan with your doctor and stay in touch with him or her.  Symptoms vary according to season or other external factors.  Awareness of triggers can save you from the discomfort of asthma.

Asthma, Respiratory Conditions

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