Asthma is a chronic lung disease that inflames and narrows the airways. It causes wheezing, chest tightness, shortness of breath, and coughing. Asthma. Asthma attacks affect the bronchioles by constricting them.
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Parents who have asthma, certain respiratory infections during childhood, contact with some allergens, exposure to viral infections during infancy, and an inherited tendency to develop allergies called atopyare all agreed upon factors that could lead to asthma.
Good ways to control it is by maintaining good lung function, normal activity level, and sleep through night, preventing asthma attacks and troublesome symptoms, and reducing the need for quick-relief medicines.
Treatment for each individual varies.
Some people need to stay on long-term control medicines or just have quick-term medicines.