Asthma is a disorder of the respiratory system that affects a person's lungs and ability to breathe.

Symptoms for asthma are
coughing
wheezing
tightening of the chest
shortness of breathe
the feeling of not breathing in enough air

People asthma affects
asthma affects 1 in 25 people in the USA. It will begin at the age of five and tends to improve. Every year about 200,000 children are hospitalized. It's the most common chronic childhood illness. Asthma occurs in about 5 million American children.

Prevention for Asthma
Avoid the substances and situations that may interact with the air passages. Keep track of your asthma symptoms and level control.
Identify and avoid things that make your asthma worse such as smoking cigarette and running a lot.

Risk Factors: Exposure to inhaled irritants and allergens. Avoid smoking with asthma,breathing polluted air and obesity.Exsposure to secondhand smoke.Frequent respiratory infections as a child. Low birth weight and being over weight.

Different Types
allergic
exercise-induced
cough-variant
occupational
nocturnal

How can people manage: People can manage from getting asthma is by taking their medicine if that person have it.
Stay away from people who have asthma.

Treatment
  • Reduce your need of quick-relief medicines
  • Help maintain good lung functions
  • Maintain your normal activity levels and sleep through the night
  • Prevent asthma attacks that could result to you going to the emergency room