Asthma is a long-term (chronic) lung disease that causes episodes of coughing, wheezing and shortness of breath. In the latest article by the Allergy and Asthma Network, they define the most common symptoms of asthma, how asthma affects the lungs, the difference between quiet asthma and noisy asthma and what causes asthma to develop and symptoms to flare. Review the entire article here.
According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, over 50 million Americans experience allergies each year with annual costs exceeding $18 billion. While there is no cure for allergies, management of this disease can be accomplished with prevention and treatment. Get the latest facts and figures by viewing the full article here.