Asthma is a disease that affects your lungs. It causes repeated episodes of wheezing, breathlessness, chest tightness, and nighttime or early morning coughing. Asthma can be controlled by avoiding the triggers that can cause an attack and taking medicine..
What are the symptoms of asthma?
- Wheezing or noisy breathing
- A tight feeling in the chest
- Shortness of breath
- Trouble sleeping due to coughing or wheezing
Symptoms can happen each day, each week, or less often. Symptoms can range from mild to severe. Although it is rare, an episode of asthma can sometimes even lead to death.