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Who can get asthma?

Those who already have a blood-relative suffering from asthma, either in the same generation or an earlier one, have a greater risk of developing asthma. If both parents of a child have asthma, the risk of the child developing asthma … Continue reading

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Is asthma a major public health problem?

Yes. In most parts of the world, 10 to 15% children have asthma. In some countries such as Australia and New Zealand, it is even more common. Similarly, 7 to 10% adults also suffer from asthma. Asthma is increasing all … Continue reading

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How Cricket leads to my Asthma-free life?

Playing sports regularly can have beneficial effect on asthma. Real-life Example: I do not remember exactly when, but asthma has been my companion since my childhood. In those early days, I remember my mother used to give me a herbal … Continue reading

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How is asthma diagnosed?

The diagnosis of asthma is usually not difficult. A detailed account of the patient’s symptoms is often sufficient to establish the diagnosis. -> Lung function testing provides an objective method of confirming the diagnosis. It also helps in assessment of … Continue reading

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How a Football Player Conquers Asthma?

Yes, you can too. There are many examples where sportsmen  have conquered asthma with little bit effort and awareness. Real-life story: Ramesh plays football with his friends in school. He suffers from asthma, due to which, he is quite nervous and … Continue reading

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