Asthma is a lung disease that can trigger narrowing of your airways and extra mucus production, which can cause that shortness of breath, chest tightness, excessive coughing, and wheezing.  It can range from pretty mild to rather severe.  Several things can trigger it including allergens, extreme temperatures, exercise, common colds, and strong emotions.  Treatment varies from medications that you can take as needed to daily medications.  Come in today so we can work with you to help you breathe!

Author Ambka S. Ambka is a PA here at Allergy Asthma & Sinus Center of LI. She specializes in allergy and immunology conditions.

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