Asthma, a chronic disease of the lungs, occurs when inflammation of the bronchial tubes (the airways to the lungs) causes excess mucus production and a narrowing of the tubes. Symptoms can be mild or severe - ranging from minor wheezing and coughing to extreme difficulty breathing.

NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist asthma specialists are experts on the latest and most advanced asthma treatments, some of which are very effective. 

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