The symptoms of asthma can vary in severity and progress over a period of hours or days, after being exposed to triggers. Symptoms inlcude wheezing, shortness of breath, coughing, chest tightness or pain, rapid heart rate, and sweating.
Sometimes, I feel like a drug pusher because I encourage people so often on this site to get a flu shot/vaccine! OK, I'm kidding, but the fact is, experts worldwide recommend that most people get an annual flu vaccine these days, even if they don't have a chronic illness such as asthma. But for those of us who DO have asthma, it's especially…