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1.1 What is an asthma attack?




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This article is from the Asthma FAQ, by Patricia Wrean and Marie Goldenberg mwg@radix.net with numerous contributions by others.

1.1 What is an asthma attack?


An asthma attack, also known as an asthma episode or flare,
is any shortness of breath which interrupts the asthmatic's
well-being and requires either medication or some other form of
intervention for the asthmatic to breathe normally again.

 

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