10 Athletes with Asthma

Asthma Overview

Asthma is a chronic lung disease that narrows the airways and makes it harder to breath. Asthma can also cause wheezing, tightness in the chest, shortness of breath and coughing. Some people with asthma have a harder time participating in physical activities like sports.

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December 10, 2013

Last Updated:
July 1, 2014