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What It Is
Learn the basics of this condition. Find out what you're dealing with.
Asthma Causes
What causes Asthma? Learn what the medical community has uncovered.
Asthma Risk Factors
Risk Factors
Are you at risk of getting Asthma? Inside you'll find known risk factors for the condition.
Asthma Diagnosis
How will your doctor diagnose you with this condition? Learn about the tests, process, and more.
Asthma Symptoms
What are the Asthma symptoms? Are you showing any? Learn more today.
Asthma Complications
Can this condition lead to other health problems? Learn more about the known complications.

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Screening for Asthma
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Asthma Medications
What medications offer relief or help with this condition? Are there side effects? Risks? Learn more.
Asthma Prevention
How can you prevent Asthma? Read what the medical community suggests for prevention methods.
Asthma Treatment
Can this condition be treated? What Asthma treatment options are available?
Asthma Care
Learn more about the day to day care of this condition. Changes to your activity, diet, exercise, and more.
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