What Is Asthma?

Asthma is a lung condition that may cause coughing, wheezing, or trouble breathing. Anyone with allergies or a history of smoking is at risk, and you're also more likely to get asthma if you're obese.

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13 Best and Worst Foods for Your Lungs

Can what you eat affect asthma? Although research is far from definitive, there are some hints that this might be true. And it seems as if the same foods touted by experts to be good for our health overall are also less likely to exacerbate asthma.
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9 Ways to Fight Asthma and Allergies

If you have asthma, there's a good chance that an underlying allergy is to blame. Here are some common drugs used to treat allergic asthma.
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8 Types of Asthma–and What to Know About Each

Knowing which kind is causing your symptoms can help you get the best treatment.