Tuesday, March 03, 2015

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Asthma is caused by a combination of factors, which include genes, environmental and biological triggers, such as infections, dietary patterns, hormonal changes in women and allergens. Allergic asthma is one of the primary causes of asthma, but other types exist. Exercise-induced asthma and nocturnal asthma are two types not associated with allergies.

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In this entry, I would like to comment on how the fact that asthma is such a common disease can in some cases lead to individuals being told they have "asthma," yet on detailed review with specialized tests, are found not to have asthma. I know that this can sound a little confusing: "My doctor told me I have asthma and I am taking asthma…

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