Asthma and Allergies


Asthma causes inflammation of the small airways in the lungs, making them narrow and causing excess mucus production. Symptoms include cough, wheezing, shortness of breath, and chest tightness. Asthma attacks can be triggered by pollen, dust, mold, animal dander, smoke, fumes etc. Many people with asthma also have allergies. Allergy symptoms - runny nose, stuffy nose, coughing, sneezing, wheezing, rashes, tiredness, headache - happen when your immune system overreacts to an allergen. Also see nasal allergies and food allergies.

Aprendamos sobre el Asma
Living with a Chronic Illness
Meet the Hospital Team
Understanding Food Allergies
Understanding Asthma
Asthma and Being Active: Izzy's Story
Aprendamos sobre el Asma Audiolibro
Living with a Chronic Illness Audiobook
Understanding Asthma Audiobook
Asthma Discussion Guide
Asthma and Back To School: Six Steps To A Healthy Year
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Everything You Need to Know About Asthma in Babies
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Caring for Siblings of Children With Chronic Conditions or Disabilities
Top 10 Inspiring Celebrities With Chronic Illnesses
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The Reality of Growing Up With Asthma
Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America: Asthma Basics