Obesity and asthma are two health problems that are closely linked. Each one makes the other more likely to happen. Having asthma could make you more likely to become overweight, especially if it makes you less active and if some of the medicines you take for it make you gain weight. Find out why this is the case and what our own Denise Pate, MD has to say about how losing weight may help with asthma control. Read the article.