Understanding Asthma

Asthma is a chronic condition with a variety of triggers and symptoms that can vary from person to person. Better management of your asthma begins with a better understanding of the disease.

Banner: Man Holding Child
Icon: Coughing

What Is Asthma?

Asthma is a chronic, or long-term, disease that inflames and narrows your lungs’ airways. It causes a variety of symptoms that can worsen at any time, making breathing difficult.

Learn About Asthma

Image: Park Bench

What Triggers Asthma?

Asthma symptoms are often triggered by exposure to irritants or conditions in your environment. Identifying and avoiding these triggers is key to properly managing your symptoms.

Learn About Triggers

Could You Have Severe Asthma?

Severe asthma can have a substantial impact on physical, mental, and emotional health, as well as the social lives of those who live with it. Discovering the type and severity of your asthma is a step closer to controlling symptoms.

What Is Severe Asthma?

Image: Questions about Asthma
Icon: Questions

Have More Asthma Questions?

We’re here to answer your asthma questions, no matter how big or small.

Asthma Questions Answered

Asthma Control Can Be Possible With Better Management

With a better understanding of asthma and the factors that can affect your symptoms, you and your doctor can start managing your asthma.

Managing Asthma

Image: Man and Woman With Dog