Animation - Understanding Asthma: Mild, Moderate, and Severe
Asthma is a chronic (long lasting) lung condition that causes coughing, wheezing, and breathing problems. It happens when inflammation and changes in the lungs reduce the flow of oxygen into the blood, making it hard to breathe. Watch this animation to learn about the common causes, symptoms, medicines, as well as the different types of asthma: mild, moderate and severe.
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This educational activity has been developed by the
Allergy & Asthma Network and Mechanisms in Medicine Inc.
This website is part of the Animated Patient™ series developed by Mechanisms in Medicine Inc., to provide highly visual formats of learning for patients to improve their understanding, make informed decisions, and partner with their health care professionals for optimal outcomes.