Symptoms of Asthma
Common symptoms of Asthma include episodes of wheezing and coughing, particularly at night, during exercise or when respiratory system is agitated. Other symptoms also include chest tightness and shortness of breath.

Some asthma sufferers can also experience uneasy sleep which can cause tiredness. Tiredness can also be experienced during activities that normally would not be tiring or stressful to people without asthma.

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Poulous, Leanne (2009) Burden of Disease Due to Asthma in Australia 2003, Canberra : Australian Institute of Health and Welfare.