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Asthma Facts Slideshow: Symptoms of Asthma, Causes and Treatments
Amelia_WebMD_Staff posted:
Asthma is not an easy thing to live with and there is much to learn about managing each condition. This WebMD Asthma Facts Slideshow is a great reference for this community to learn the basics about asthma, from the symptoms and causes to the different treatments that may help to save your life.

1. How long have you lived with asthma?
2. What seem to be your worst triggers?
3. Which treatment is recently working for you the best?

Maybe you can offer some of your advice to possibly help another.
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meenwils79 responded:
PLEASE get tested for Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency!!! Many doctors don't know it exists, but it is detected by a simple blood test..

If you have any questions, please email me back, OK?

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