Breathing Emergencies

What Is Asthma?

What is Asthma? Asthma is a long-term disease of the airways that makes breathing difficult causing symptoms such as coughing, wheezing, shortness of breath and chest tightness. It is one of the world’s common long-term conditions. The prevalence and incidence throughout Africa had increased remarkably in recent years. The prevalence in Nigeria ranges from 14% to 18% in the general population. In the ISAAC study conducted among children in Nigeria, […]

What is Asthma?