Asthma is a condition that often arises from allergies. More specifically, the respiratory problems that arise during an asthma attack usually occur because of a reaction to certain allergens, such as dust or specific foods.
Here you’ll find the answers to frequently asked questions, including the risks associated with asthma during pregnancy and childhood, and the possible link between high dosage steroids and learning disability.
Until recently, asthma as a condition was divided into two clearly defined types: extrinsic (allergic) and intrinsic (non-allergic). Nowadays, however, a more group-type approach is preferred. This gave resulted in the classification of asthma into the following types.