Allergy- and Asthma-Proof Your Home
Learn more from WebMD about making your home as allergy- and asthma-proof as possible.
Controlling Asthma Triggers
The most important thing you can do to prevent asthma is to control asthma triggers. WebMD shows you how.
Asthma tests are necessary not only to confirm that you have asthma but also to help determine its severity and your asthma triggers.
Learn what your doctor will do when making an asthma diagnosis.
Living with Asthma
Get tips about asthma and its link with stress, anxiety, and smoking.
Lung Function Tests for Asthma
To diagnose asthma or other lung problems, your doctor may perform lung function or pulmonary function tests. Learn more.
Health Conditions That Mimic Asthma
Learn about other health conditions that have symptoms that mimic asthma. Find out how to tell if you have asthma or something else.
Asthma Risk Factors
Some of the risk factors for asthma may surprise you. Find out more about what things can trigger an asthma attack.
Confused about choosing an asthma specialist? Learn about the different doctors who treat asthma.
Asthma in Children - Symptoms
Symptoms of asthma can be mild or severe. Your child may have no symptoms; severe, daily symptoms; or something in between. How often your child has symptoms can also change. Symptoms of asthma may include:Wheezing, a whistling noise of varying loudness that occurs when the airways of the lungs (bronchial tubes) narrow.Coughing, which is the only symptom for some children. The cough usually is ...