Asthma Symptoms

If you have asthma, you may experience symptoms such as chest tightness, coughing, night-time symptoms, shortness of breath and wheezing. Controlling these symptoms is possible with the help of your health care provider. Symptoms can also vary from minor to life-threatening, and can sometimes be worse at night. Read more about the symptoms, causes, risk factors, and treatments.

Asthma Symptoms FAQ

What are some early warning signs of asthma?

The most common early warning signs of asthma are frequent coughing, wheezing, feeling tired, trouble when exercising, etc.

What is the first stage of asthma?

The first stage of asthma is typically a mild intermittent asthma that occurs two days per week roughly. This may be most commonly seen when exercising or sleeping.

Can you suddenly develop asthma?

Yes, in some adults asthma symptoms may come on suddenly. This may be caused by irritants in the workplace, irritants in the home, etc.