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  • Asthma

    Asthma is a chronic (long-term) disease of the lungs. It inflames and narrows the airways, making it harder to…

  • Exercise-induced Bronchospasm

    Exercise-induced bronchospasm, or exercise-induced asthma, happens when exercise causes the airways in your lungs to narrow, making it hard to…

  • Asthma Action Plan

    An asthma action plan is developed by your doctor. It contains written instructions about what you should do if you…

  • Asthma | Medicines That Can Make It Worse

    If you have asthma, it’s important to know about medicines that might cause problems before you take them.

  • Air Pollution

    Outdoor air pollution is a mix of gases and toxic particles in the air we breathe. Regular exposure to it…

  • Dust Mites in the Home

    Dust mites are tiny bugs that may be in your pillows, mattresses, carpets, and furniture.

  • Questions to Ask When My Asthma Doesn’t Get Better

    If the asthma treatment your doctor prescribed isn’t helping your symptoms, review these questions, answers, and things to consider.

  • How to Use a Metered Dose Inhaler

    A metered-dose inhaler is a hand-held device that contains medicine to open the airways in people with asthma and other…

  • Chronic Cough

    Chronic cough is a cough that lasts longer than 8 weeks. It can be caused by allergies and some health…

  • Asthma in Kids

    Living with asthma as a child can be difficult. Asthma attacks interfere with a child’s physical activity, sleep, and can…