March 30, 2017

Allergy (Allergies)

Asthma

Asthma is a respiratory condition that results from inflammation and hyperreactivity of the airways, leading to recurrent, reversible narrowing of the airways. Asthma can often coexist with allergic rhinitis. Other common triggers include respiratory viral infections and exercise. Common symptoms include the following:

  • Shortness of breath
  • Wheezing
  • Coughing
  • Chest tightness
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Reviewed on 1/13/2017