5 Signs Your Shortness of Breath Was Misdiagnosed as Asthma


You are taking asthma medications and they are not helping

You have shortness of breath but no chest tightness or wheezing

Prednisone doesn't help

You have a BMI greater than 30

Your doctor prescribed medication without giving you a PFT

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