Hi. Great question. It is not an autoimmune disease. Rather, it is a disease caused by an "overactive" immune response. I will attach below an article where I explore your question in more detail. Does this answer your question? John. Site Moderator. https://asthma.net/living/abnormal-immune-response/
January 29, 2020
That is an interesting article. Enjoyed reading it. I have to say, used to catch every cold or sniffle but now that my asthma is controlled, I seem to fight them off. Have been wondering how asthma and my immune system relate.