From diagnosis, to treatment, to symptom management, the pulmonologists at Meritas Health Pulmonary Medicine provide a wide range of asthma care services as part of a comprehensive, award-winning pulmonary program. Asthma is a condition that affects the lungs, making breathing difficult. When you have asthma, your airways may become irritated and inflamed, which can cause wheezing. The condition can be caused by genetics or the environment.

Asthma attack triggers include:

  • Allergens, such as dust, mold or pollen
  • Exercise
  • Hormones
  • Respiratory infections
  • Smoke, air pollution and strong odors
  • Some medications
  • Strong emotions
  • Weather changes

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