Asthma – All about Symptoms

As we celebrate Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month, let’s take a closer look at asthma symptoms.
Here are some symptoms typically associated with asthma:

  • Cough
  • Wheeze
  • Shortness of Breath/Difficulty Catching Breath
  • Chest Tightness

You may have one of these symptoms or all of them. As we raise awareness about our asthma, here are some articles that talk about some of these four symptoms and how they are specific to one’s asthma.

Chest pain before, during and after asthma attacks.

Click on the links below to learn more about these symptoms.

Cough

My Cough is Not Contagious: The Asthma Cough
Ouch, rib pain. Tales of an asthma cough
How I deal with coughing up a lung

Wheeze

Wheeze
Not all Asthmatics Wheeze and not all Wheezing is Asthma

Shortness of Breath/Difficulty Catching Breath

When the teeny, tiny airways are the problem
Shortness of Breath

Chest Tightness

Chest Tightness and Pain
Chest pain before, during and after asthma attacks

Do you experience any of the symptoms above? Do you have any tips and tricks on how to manage your symptoms? Let us know if the comments below.

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