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What is Asthma?
A long term condition, caused by inflammation of the airways
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What are the symptoms of Asthma?
Tight chest, breathlessness, attacks triggered by exercise, coughing especially at night, wheezing
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What are the causes of Asthma?
Family history, triggers (passive smoking), low birth weight, being born prematurley, having bronchilitis as a child
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What practitioners are involved?
GP, asthma nurse, pharmacist
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What are the physical impacts?
Tight chest, breathless, coughing
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