Asthma is a disease that affects the breathing passages of the lungs (bronchioles). Asthma is caused by chronic (ongoing, long-term) inflammation of these passages. This makes the breathing passages, or airways, of the person with asthma highly sensitive to various "triggers."
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Asthma Related Resources
- Asthma During Pregnancy
- What Is the Safest Asthma Medication?
- Lung Cancer Symptoms vs. Asthma
- Asthma Medications
- What Is Budesonide Nebulizer Used For?
- What Triggers Asthma?
- How Does a Person Get Asthma?
- Asthma in Children
- What Is the Best Medicine for Asthma?
- What Are The 4 Categories of Asthma?
- Is Asthma a Severe Lung Disease?
- What Are the Types of Asthma?
- Using Metered Dose Inhalers, Spacers, and Nebulizers
- Occupational Asthma
Asthma Images and Slideshows
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- Asthma: Common Inhaler Mistakes
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- What is Asthma? Asthma Myths Debunked
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- Asthma and Your Diet: Foods That Help and Hurt
- Asthma Attacks: Triggers, Symptoms, and Treatment
- Asthma: Natural Ways to Ease Asthma Symptoms
- Lung and Respiratory Health: Surprising Causes of Lung Damage
- What Is Asthma? Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments