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Understanding Asthma

  • All About Asthma

    Asthma is a chronic, inflammatory lung disease with recurrent breathing problems.

  • Allergy and Asthma Statistics

    More than 22 million Americans have been diagnosed with asthma. Find out other facts and figures on this chronic disease.

  • Anatomy of the Respiratory System

    The respiratory system includes the nose, pharynx, larynx, trachea, and lungs.

  • Your Asthma Health Care Team

    When you have asthma, you’ll have a team to help you manage your condition. Together, you’ll create your asthma action plan. You may see several health care providers every year who help keep you healthy.