Updated: Sep 15
Asthma is an inflammatory condition which can make it difficult to breathe, a result of tightening and inflammation of the airways. Other symptoms associated with asthma:
Shortness of breath
Chest tightness or pain
Wheezing when exhaling, which is a common sign of asthma in children
Trouble sleeping caused by shortness of breath, coughing or wheezing
Coughing or wheezing attacks that are worsened by a respiratory virus, such as a cold or the flu (Mayoclinic).
Asthma sufferers may qualify for our clinical research trial! If you are interested in learning more or participating in this trial contact Dorothy Starr at 336-580-7649 or Al Akers at 704-619-1250.
Mayo Clinic Staff. "Asthma." Mayoclinic. www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/asthma/symptoms-causes/syc-20369653 Date of access: 07/28/2020.