What is asthma?
At Premier Allergy & Asthma in Columbus, Ohio, asthma can be treated and diagnosed. Asthma is a chronic inflammatory lung disease that can cause repeated episodes of coughing, wheezing and breathing difficulty. It can be triggered by allergens, infection, exercise, cold air and other factors. It is one of the most common chronic diseases of childhood, affecting more than six million children and 15 million adults.