Asthma is very common in adults and is characterized by shortness of breath, coughing, wheezing, chest tightening, etc. Asthma is exhibited by an inflammatory response in the airway caused by any of an assortment of factors including infection, exercise, allergies, increased mucus production, emotional stress, cold dry air, air pollution, and certain medications. In essence, the bronchioles (lung airways) narrow due to spasms which restrict airflow to the alveoli (lung air sacs), causing difficulty breathing when inhaling air.
Specific steps to help alleviate asthma include:
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