Children's Mercy provides the latest information, research, and resources to help patients and families manage asthma. You'll find important information about how to recognize symptoms, avoid common triggers, and manage the onset of asthma.
It is a common disease that affects one out of every 10 people. Asthma causes the airways to become sensitive and easily irritated by things breathed into the lungs.
Learn more about asthma with the following booklet: