Asthma is a chronic lung disease which causes the lungs’ air passages to become inflamed and swollen making breathing difficult. During an asthma attack a person may feel tightness in their chest, become short of breath, start to wheeze and cough, or experience restlessness during sleep resulting in daytime fatigue.
- Asthma facts
- Common asthma triggers
- Peak flow meters are important in the management of asthma
- Important asthma reminders
- Asthma medications
- Asthma clinical guidelines (PDF)
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