Every year more than 12 million suffer from asthma. This number continues to rise with new cases. Asthma is a common disease that affects lungs and narrows the bronchial tube that causes the blockage. Asthma affects people of all ages, but it is more common in childhood. In the United States, around 23 million people are affected by asthma out of which 6 million are children. Asthma runs in families, especially when there is a history of allergies or smoking. Symptoms of asthma can vary from time to time and from person to person. Some common symptoms are breathlessness, tight feeling in the chest, continuing cough and wheezing. They occur mostly at night, early morning or after doing activity. Substances that cause allergies can cause asthma in most of people. If you inhale something that you are allergic to it you may experience asthma symptoms. It is best to avoid contact with these kinds of allergens to prevent asthma episodes. Medicals are also available to reduce the symptoms of asthma such as Advair Diskus, Xopenex, Volmax, Symbicort inhalation powder, Spiriva, Serevent inhaler, Rotahaler device, Flovent, Ventrolin inhaler and more many. Asthma is an incurable disorder whereas with good treatment and management a person can live normal and active life. Control your asthma and avoid an attack by taking your proper medicine.