Asthma makes breathing difficult for millions of Americans. There's no cure, but it can be managed and treated so you can live a normal, healthy life.
Learn About Asthma
What is asthma? The more you can learn about asthma, the better you and your loved ones can manage living with this disease. Get the basics on how asthma affects your body and the impact of this condition.
Symptoms & Diagnosis
Most people with asthma experience a tight feeling in the chest, shortness of breath, coughing or wheezing at some point in their life.
A variety of medicines can help control asthma, and regular healthcare and an action plan are important parts of your treatment.
Getting help when you need it is important to managing asthma. Family, friends, co-workers and your healthcare team can support you in many ways. Explore these resources to help you connect with the support you need.
Asthma can be managed by working with a healthcare provider to develop a plan to keep your asthma under control.
Health Professionals & Educators
The American Lung Association is a widely recognized authority for asthma health professionals seeking the latest research news, resources, and data.
Asthma Patient Resources and Videos
The asthma patient resources library includes videos and other links for asthma patients and caregivers.