Asthma

All About Asthma

Asthma is a chronic, inflammatory lung disease with recurrent breathing problems.

Anatomy of the Respiratory System

A detailed look at the respiratory system and how it works.

Your Asthma Health Care Team

A detailed look at the team of healthcare providers who will help you manage your asthma.

What Is Asthma?

Asthma is a long-term disease of the lungs where the airways become inflamed.

The Importance of Follow-Up Visits for Asthma Control

Scheduled office visits with healthcare providers are an important part of asthma care.

How Your Healthcare Provider Diagnoses Asthma

If your healthcare provider thinks you have asthma, there are things he or she must do to make a diagnosis.

Vaccines for People with Asthma

The CDC advises that people with asthma get certain vaccines. Here's what you need to know.

Asthma in Older Adults

Many people think of asthma as a childhood disease, but it often occurs as a new condition in older adults.

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