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What is Asthma?

Symptoms of an Asthma Attack

Symptoms of an Asthma Attack

Most people living with asthma have attacks that are separated by symptom-free stretches. The symptoms of an asthma attack vary from person to person, and can range from minor to more severe. Common signs of an asthma attack include shortness of breath, wheezing and chest tightness or pain.

By Eve Harris. Published May 14, 2012. Eve Harris helps healthcare providers, patients, advocates and researchers bridge communication gaps. Her knowledge of the patient experience ensures compelling stories while her understanding of medicine ensures accuracy.