Does Asthma Make Your Chest Hurt?

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Lung Anatomy 101: Why Does Asthma Cause Chest Pain?

Anyone who's ever had an asthma attack knows about the chest tightness and why it occurs.  Yet what about the chest soreness that occurs the next day? Why does asthma causes chest pain?


The interesting thing to note here is there are no pain receptors in your lungs!!! The reason asthma causes pain is because asthma causes you to breathe the wrong way.


Confused?  Allow me to explain with a pithy lesson on how we breathe.  (To learn why we breathe click here)


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