Asthma

  • Asthma is a chronic lung disease of airway inflammation and constriction of the airway muscles.
  • Symptoms include shortness of breath, chest tightness, wheezing and cough. This may cause trouble sleeping or waking at night.
  • Triggers include allergies, irritant odors, cold air, infections and exercise.
  • Asthma is diagnosed by a thorough history, physical examination and pulmonary function testing in our office.
  • Treatment may include trigger avoidance, inhaled medications, and/or allergy shots based on testing results.
  • Some patients with severe disease may benefit from biologics, an advanced injectable therapy offered at ETAA.
  • With proper treatment, patients with asthma can enjoy an active lifestyle and participate fully in outdoor sports and hobbies.

East Texas Allergy & Asthma 1009 N. 4th St. Ste A Longview, TX 75601

(903) 757-3808