People from the asthma community share their stories, challenges, goals and successes.
Spirometry is an important test for your lung health. Learn what to expect from the test and how to interpret your results.
Dyspnea is the feeling that you cannot breathe in enough air. Learn more about the symptoms of dyspnea, why it happens, and how to treat it.
Learn all about occupational asthma, including common causes, treatment options, prevention, high-risk occupations, and more.
Learn about aspirin-induced asthma (AIA), including its causes, symptoms, risk factors, and treatments.
Learn what the science says about scuba diving with asthma — and get some safety tips for preparing for scuba diving if you have asthma.
Having asthma and undergoing general anesthesia may cause complications. However, your chances are generally low with well-controlled asthma.
Learn about bronchial thermoplasty (BT) asthma treatment, how it helps treat severe asthma, how the procedure is done, what recovery is like, and more.
Long-acting beta-agonists (LABA) help prevent symptoms of moderate-to-severe asthma. They work by relaxing muscles to keep airways open.
Inhaled steroids are typically used as a long-term treatment for asthma. There are few side effects, and it works to reduce inflammation in the lungs.
It may take several tests to diagnose asthma. We explain asthma tests, what to expect, how to prepare, and more.