In this condition, the air passages in the lungs become narrow due to inflammation and tightening of the muscles around the small airways. It is a long-term condition affecting children and adults. This condition can make breathing difficult and can also trigger coughing, a whistling sound (wheezing) when you breathe out and shortness of breath. When it is not treated on time, it can be a major problem that interferes with daily activities and lead to a chaotic life. Asthma symptoms can be triggered by different things for different people. Asthma can be life-threatening and cause death.
What are the main Causes ?
1. Airborne allergens – Dust, Pollan, Pet dander 2. Respiratory infections like common cold or cough can trigger Asthma 3. Excessive Physical Activity 4. Environmental Condition 5. Smoking 6. Cold Air 7. Stress 8. Certain Medication 9. Strong Perfumes 10. Air Pollution
Signs and Symptom
Asthma symptoms vary from person to person. You may have infrequent asthma attacks, have symptoms only at certain times — such as when exercising — or have symptoms all the time.
Asthma signs and symptoms include:
Shortness of breath Chest tightness or pain Wheezing when exhaling, which is a common sign of asthma in children Trouble sleeping caused by shortness of breath, coughing or wheezing Coughing or wheezing attacks that are worsened by a respiratory virus, such as a cold or the flu.