May is Asthma Awareness Month. If you or a loved one is an asthma sufferer, you know the importance to treating this life-threatening disease. Asthma is one of the most common lifelong chronic diseases. There are roughly 25.5 million Americans living with asthma, a disease affecting the lungs, causing repeated episodes of wheezing, breathlessness, chest tightness, and coughing. Although asthma is incurable, it is possible and relatively easy to manage asthma successfully to reduce and prevent attacks. Successful management include knowing the warning signs of an asthma attack and avoiding elements that may trigger it. Speak to us today if you think you may have asthma or would like more information about asthma.