Patient Resource Center

1969 N. Main St Decatur, IL 62526 Phone: (217) 877-0346 Fax: (217) 877-0940 Toll Free: (800) 373-1306
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Health Issues

Asthma Overview and Facts

Asthma occurs when the airways in your lungs (bronchial tubes) become inflamed and constricted. The muscles of the bronchial walls tighten, and your airways produce extra mucus that blocks your airways. Signs and symptoms of asthma range from minor wheezing to life-threatening asthma attacks.