5 Asthma Symptoms You May Not Recognize


Jennifer Larson

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You’re probably familiar with the most common symptoms of asthma. The wheezing. The trouble breathing. The tightness in your chest. All of these are well-known manifestations of asthma. But there are also symptoms you might not readily associate with asthma. You might brush them off as something else altogether, so it’s worth learning what they are—so you won’t ignore them when it counts.  

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Medical Reviewer: William C. Lloyd III, MD, FACS Last Review Date: Jan 19, 2016

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