The bronchial tubes in the lungs enlarge and constrict during an asthma attack, making it difficult for air to flow freely. You may have wheezing, coughing, shortness of breath, and a tightness in your chest as a result of this inflammation. Asthma may wreak havoc on the respiratory system by narrowing airways and making it hard to breathe. Family medicine expert Dr. Daniel Kim of the Medical Offices of Manhattan in New York City offers some insight into the impacts and suggests some ways of reducing them. Read the article.