What is asthma?

Asthma is a condition that affects the airways in the lungs. The airways are small tubes that carry air in and out of the lungs. In people with asthma, these airways are prone to being inflamed.
 
If an asthma trigger is present, the muscles surrounding the airways contract, so it becomes more difficult to breathe. 
 
What is asthma? - health advice

 

Asthma can cause a variety of symptoms including:

  • Coughing
  • Wheezing
  • Chest tightness
  • Shortness of breath

For further information about living with and managing Asthma symptoms please visit your local pharmacy to see how they can help.

 

 

 

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Further Info: Asthma Check Service

 

 

 

  

 

 

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