In asthma, the airways that carry air to the lungs
(bronchial tubes) are inflamed. This can narrow the airways, causing shortness
of breath and making it difficult to breathe.
ByHealthwise Staff Primary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine Donald Sproule, MDCM, CCFP - Family Medicine Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine Specialist Medical ReviewerRohit K Katial, MD - Allergy and Immunology
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Donald Sproule, MDCM, CCFP - Family Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Rohit K Katial, MD - Allergy and Immunology