Asthma is a chronic lung disease that makes it difficult for air to pass through your lungs properly. It can start at any age and nearly 26 million Americans have asthma, 7 million of them being children. Unfortunately, there is no cure for asthma. However, with proper management, people living with asthma can live completely normal and healthy lives.
Symptoms of Asthma
Some chronic symptoms associated with Asthma are as follows:
- Tight feeling in the chest
- Shortness of breath
Diagnosis and Treatment for Asthma
If you or your child are having problems breathing on a regular basis please see your provider right away. Call NSB MD at (386) 387-2202, or schedule your appointment online. Your provider will discuss your medical history with you and perform a physical exam. You may need a lung function test and maybe other tests, such as a chest or sinus X-ray.