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    Asthma Types Directory

    Asthma is a respiratory illness that can be caused or triggered by a number of things including environmental factors, weather changes, exercise, anxiety, heartburn, medications, allergies, and more. It usually results in difficulty breathing due to mucus or inflammation in the airways. Find out more about the types about asthma such as exercise-induced asthma, adult-onset asthma, occupational asthma and others.

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