Asthma Signs & Symptoms

It is estimated that 25 million people (7 million who are children) live with asthma. Asthma can affect anyone but most often occurs in childhood. Asthma is characterized by recurrent episodes of wheezing, breathlessness, chest tightness, and nighttime or early morning coughing. Complications from asthma can be minor to life-threatening. Therefore it is important to manage your asthma and monitor children with asthma.

Check out the national impact of asthma:

National Impact of Asthma Fact Sheet

Asthma’s Impact on the Nation

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