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Asthma is a chronic disease, which doesn’t have a permanent cure. With increasing levels of pollution, a decline in the air quality of major cities in the world and environmental changes, the number of cases of asthma is increasing exponentially every year.
Classification Of Asthma
The treatment of your asthma will depend on the classification of your asthma. According to Mayo Clinic, this is done by doctors taking into consideration the frequency of asthma symptoms, physical examination, patient history, and diagnostic test results.
Asthma is classified into 4 categories:
- Mild intermittent: You might experience mild symptoms for not more than two days a week and two nights a week.
- Mild persistent: The symptoms are experienced more than twice a week, but not more than once a day.
- Moderate persistent: Once a day the symptom flare-up is noticed and one…