Do Asthma Facts Leave You Breathless?

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Question 1 of 9

Asthma symptoms are same for everyone


Asthma affects each person differently, therefore symptoms and triggers vary.

Answer 1 of 9

WHO estimates that nearly ________ million people worldwide are diagnosed with asthma


Current estimates show that 235 million people are currently diagnosed with asthma

Answer 2 of 9

If your child is diagnosed with asthma, he/she can still play sports or exercise


If your child is taking his/her medication regularly, he/she can play and enjoy many sports. Swimming and yoga are especially known to be beneficial in case of asthma.

Answer 3 of 9

Asthma cannot be caught, i.e., it is not contagious.


Asthma is never transferred/transmitted to another person. It is not an infectious or contagious disease.

Answer 4 of 9

Smoking doesn’t increase your chances of being diagnosed with asthma or COPD.


Cigarette smoke is one of the major causes of COPD and a powerful trigger of Asthma. Even being exposed to cigarette smoke greatly increases your chances of developing breathing problems.

Answer 5 of 9

Who is more likely to be diagnosed with asthma?


When children are concerned, boys are more likely to get affected than girls, however in adults, women are more likely than men to get diagnosed with asthma.

Answer 6 of 9

Inhalers are ______ expensive than syrups or pills.


Inhalation therapy is less expensive and more cost effective than pills and syrups.

Answer 7 of 9

Washing and vacuuming bed sheets, curtains, sofa covers and cushions help in reducing dust mites, a known asthma trigger.


By washing, cleaning and vacuuming, you greatly reduce the occurrence of dust mites. They are common asthma triggers and can be kept under control.

Answer 8 of 9

Asthma cannot be cured


While asthma cannot be cured, with regular medication and inhaler therapy, you can greatly reduce the chances of asthma attacks and bring the disease under control to live a happy and fulfilling life.

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