En espaÃ±ol: Asma
can have trouble breathing because of problems with the airways,
the tubes that carry air into the
. The airways can get irritated, swollen (puffed up), and narrow
(like a pinched straw), which makes it difficult to breathe. Many
things can trigger an asthma attack, like viruses, allergies,
smoke, and even exercise. Of course, breathing is really important,
so someone who has asthma may need to see a
regularly and carry special medicine to make it easier to
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