Nasal polyps make me feel like I’m being smothered.”

See what science has revealed

If you have nasal polyps,
or chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyposis (CRSwNP), you know about the constant runny nose, nasal congestion, facial pain and loss of smell. But did you know that science is changing the way we understand this condition?

Make a plan with your doctor

With nasal polyps,
I feel like
my nose is
always running.”

Get a clearer
understanding

Type 2 inflammation

Advances in science have linked nasal polyps to a specific type of underlying inflammation.

It’s called type 2 inflammation, which is caused by an imbalance in the immune system.

Asthma

50% of people with nasal polyps may also have asthma.

That’s because both nasal polyps and asthma are associated with type 2 inflammation.

80%

of people with nasal polyps have type 2 inflammation.

More severe

And it’s this inflammation that makes your nasal polyps more severe.

The facts
about surgery
and steroids.

Nasal sprays, steroids and surgery can be effective. However, they don’t always provide lasting relief, because they don’t target the type 2 inflammation associated with nasal polyps. And this is just the beginning…

Steroids can come
with significant
side effects.

Nasal polyps
often come back
after surgery.

Nasal polyps
make me feel like
I’m drowning
in a sea of tissues.”

Ask your doctor how science is changing the face of nasal polyps.

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Moving the future of asthma forward, together

Working together, we can bring more awareness to severe asthma,
illuminate the latest advances in the science of type 2
inflammation
and empower people to take action
to strive for better asthma control.

Start using your next breath today to inspire others to get informed and
check back soon to find more ways to get involved.

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