Asthma causes swelling and narrowing in your lung airways. While no one knows the exact causes of asthma, it’s believed to be a combination of genetic and environmental factors. When you have asthma, you have tightened airway muscles, swollen airways linings and increased mucus in your lungs.
Through our primary care services, Riverview Health offers treatment for asthma in Noblesville, IN and surrounding areas. Reach out to a doctor near you to help manage your asthma and reduce its effects on your daily life.
Asthma can be triggered by a number of items or situations, including:
Triggers cause your airways to flare up, and these asthma attacks can be chronic or range from moderate to severe.
Chronic or moderate symptoms of asthma can involve:
A severe flare-up can be life threatening, as it can be difficult to breathe.
Asthma is a long-term condition, and it’s important to partner with your healthcare provider to manage your symptoms, reduce attacks and avoid emergency situations. We recommend avoiding your asthma triggers and taking your medication as instructed, even if your asthma isn’t acting up.
We offer a variety of treatments for asthma, such as:
Put an end to asthma interrupting your normal activities. Let a family doctor at Riverview Health help you find the best treatment for your asthma symptoms. Request an appointment today by calling 317.565.0515 or by completing an appointment request form.