Asthma is a common condition involving the airways. It is associated with symptoms that is related to difficulty breathing, such as:

  • Shortness of breath
  • Coughing
  • Chest tightness
  • Wheezing (rattle-like sound with each breath)

Asthma must initially be diagnosed by a GP.

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Authored Dec 21, 2017 by Joseph Issac, MPharm
Reviewed Dec 04, 2018 by Prabjeet Saundh, MPharm