Asthma means chronic (long term) illness of the lungs causing cough, shortness of breath, chest tightness, wheezing and fast respirations, which is influenced by several genetic developments and environmental factors that affect over 300 million people around the world and 1 in 4 urban children. The occurrence of asthma increased in the world over the last 25 years. Environmental factors such as air pollution allergens, infection, smoking, hormones, and some specific medicine take part in this disorder. Currently there are different therapies to overcome this disease like Herbal, Unani, Ayurveda, Siddha, Homeopathy, Naturopathy, Allopathy, Biochemical and Chinese herbs. Allopathic treatment is also available for majority of the disorders but the problem is increasing price of medication now a days and allopathic medicines are related with a diversity of side effects. So tendency towards management of asthma with modern therapies like intake of nutritional diet and modification in our lifestyle including exercise, yoga are highly adopted these days. Keywords: Anti-inflammatory, Chest tightness, Bronchial, Therapies, Inhalational
1Faculty of Pharmacy, Lahore College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Lahore, Pakistan.
2Foundation for Young Researchers, Pakistan.
3Department of Pharmacy, The University of Lahore, Lahore, Pakistan
4Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Central Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan