Asthma has many causes and no cure. Learn more about asthma's causes and ways you can address triggers, alleviate symptoms, and avoid allergy attacks.
What makes you wheeze or cough? Learning more about asthma triggers can help you reduce the chances of having an asthma attack.
There are usually reasons or risk factors that predispose you to asthma and respiratory problems. Asthma can happen to anyone without any risk factors, but it is less likely if there are no risk factors present.
Most people with asthma also have allergies that can make them sneeze, cough, itch, and wheeze. Read more about common allergens and how to prevent them from triggering asthma symptoms.
Discover which foods are most likely to cause a serious breathing problem, and take steps to avoid these asthma triggers.
Do you cough or wheeze shortly after starting to exercise? If so, you may have exercise-induced asthma. Learn how treatment can help.
About 75% of people with asthma also have frequent heartburn or gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Find out about some self-care strategies to prevent GERD.
Smoking and secondhand smoke can be powerful asthma triggers. Read more and protect your lungs from further irritation and inflammation.
Aspirin and other medications can cause wheezing and increased mucus in sensitive people. Read more and find out if you’re at risk.
While there’s no asthma cure, there are steps you can take right now to reduce the chances of having asthma symptoms.
Discover how a flu shot can help you stay well with asthma, and then ask your doctor about this annual vaccine.
If you suffer with allergies and asthma, allergy shots may help decrease your sensitivity to allergy triggers.