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It’s important to know your asthma action plan and how to manage attacks. Here’s how to discuss triggers and long-term control with your doctor.

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What is Asthmatic Bronchitis?

Your risk of acute bronchitis goes up if you have asthma.

All About Asthma

Get a quick guide to asthma, including symptoms, causes and treatments.

Understanding Asthma

Why We Wheeze

Common causes of wheezing include asthma, pneumonia, bronchitis and COPD.

At Your Appointment

Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Asthma

Can You Really Outgrow Asthma?

A child with asthma has a 25% chance of outgrowing the condition as an adult.

How Doctors Diagnose and Monitor Asthma

Spirometry

Spirometry is a simple test that measures lung constriction.

Peak Flow Test

This screening measures your ability to exhale air from your lungs.

Lung Function Testing

Your doctor may use a variety of tests to measure how well your lungs are working.

Living With Asthma

Asthma and Food Allergies

Recent research suggests a close link between food allergies and asthma in children.

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