Navigating asthma this spring

Learn about asthma symptoms, triggers, treatment and management.

In the United States, more than 5 million children and 19 million adults struggle with asthma. In fact, asthma is the most common chronic condition in children.

The good news is that you can work with your primary care provider or your child's pediatrician to manage asthma. They can help you understand and avoid asthma triggers, learn how to use an inhaler and learn signs to watch for signs of respiratory distress.