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Who can get asthma?
Anybody can get asthma.
Most affected people are children and young adults.
More than 5.2 million people being treated in the UK.
It is increasingly common in the more developed world
due to contributing factors such as pollution.…read more
Symptoms of asthma
Coughing, wheezing, tightness of the chest and shortness
An asthma attack has the same symptoms, but the
sufferer may also have difficulty talking, rapid breathing
and tightened neck and chest muscles.
An asthma attack is when the muscles around the airways
are triggered to tighten.…read more