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Welcome to ASTHMA. This group is for the discussion of asthma including signs, symptoms, triggers and treatments for the disease. Knowledge is the KEY to a good asthma action plan. Feel free to ask any questions you may have about asthma.

Asthma is a chronic (long-standing) disease that is characterized by hyper-responsive or oversensitive and inflamed airways. Asthma goes by several names like wheezy bronchitis, bronchial asthma, asthmatic bronchitis and reactive airway disease (RAD).

Asthma is a disease that has devastated countries around the world and has become a social and economic burden to many of them. "In the US alone, approximately 26 million people have asthma, nearly one-third of those are under the age of 18". Asthma is a term of Greek origins meaning, “to pant, breathed hard” or “labored breathing”.

If you or a loved one suffers from asthma, This is the group for you.

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  • 804
  • Asthma
  • Apr 19, 1998
  • English

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