Asthma, oppression of breathing, alternating with convulsions; weight on chest. Shortness of breath when walking and cough as soon as one stands still: Ignatia. Asthma, old asthmatics; feeling of emptiness after coughing, white expectoration: Illicium. Asthma, can scarcely breathe, accompanied by bloating in epigastric region: Lac. Vacc. Def. Asthma, straitened respiration, lower chest feels too narrow, arouses from sleep, must sit up, weight on chest, better by yawning and stretching; must double up the body when seated, better on throwing back the shoulders: Lactuca.