What is the first sign of asthma?

What is the first sign of asthma?

First sign of Asthma

In asthma problems, the lungs and airways get inflamed during the exposure of certain triggers, like during inhaling pollen or catching a cold or other respiratory infection. The symptom of asthma can be bothersome in doing activities like playing sports, running, doing any heavy physical task.

The common symptoms of asthma are:

  1. Coughing, mostly at night
  2. Wheezing problem
  3. Breath Shortness
  4. Tightness in Chest, pressure, and pain

However, not everyone has the same symptoms of Asthma. An individual may not have all of these symptoms or suffering from different symptoms at all. The symptoms can also vary from one asthma episode to the other.

Some people have nights with asthma-free symptoms interrupted by periodic asthma episodes, while others have some symptoms every day.

In addition, some people may experience symptoms only while doing heavy physical activities or playing sports, or during the exposure to certain allergens.

What are the early signs of Asthma?

The early signs of Asthma are:

  • Frequent cough, mostly during the night
  • Breath shortness
  • Fatigue
  • Wheezing and coughing after exercise
  • Decreases or change in expiratory flow
  • Signs of cold, and allergies


If you are suffering from any allergic problem or respiratory infection, then you must consult the best  pulmonologist in Jaipur, Dr. Pankaj Gulati, at BreathClinic