The condition is treatable, but if your symptoms aren’t under control it can lead to other health problems.
Inflammation of the bronchial tubes could lead to permanent narrowing of the airways.
There are many effective treatments for asthma that can help you manage your symptoms and carry on with daily activities. For some people, however, asthma is difficult to control or remains poorly controlled. This may happen if you’re not following your prescribed treatment plan. Or it may be because your asthma is severe enough that your symptoms can’t be controlled by standard therapies, which typically include long-term controller and quick-relief medications.
In addition to having an increased risk for more bothersome symptoms and attacks, people with uncontrolled asthma also have a higher risk of several other significant health complications.