Asthma is a chronic condition of the lungs. Airways swell, inflame, and clog with mucus or fluid, making it difficult to breathe. Severe, or difficult to control, asthma is a greater threat to your or your child’s health.
Well-controlled patients should be experiencing symptoms no more than once a month and should experience no limits to everyday activities. Signs that your asthma may be difficult to control include:
The CHEST Foundation and Allergy & Asthma Network have joined forces to provides resources and raise awareness of difficult to control asthma.
"What we want people to understand, is that at the time of Ben’s passing, he was on a preventative med. He was going to the doctor routinely. We had actually just been to the asthma doctor… We were seeing somebody, had an action plan, and everybody knew what they had to do. Even with all of that, it still came to this."View More Patient Testimonials