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Can asthma develop during adulthood?

Many people develop asthma during adulthood, after age 20 -- known as adult onset asthma. Asthma typically develops during childhood, but some individuals have their first asthma attack after age 50.

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How E-Asthma Is Different from Other Types of Asthma
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What is status asthmaticus?
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Status asthmaticus is a medical term for a severe, even life-threatening asthma attack that does not...
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The Worst Foods for Asthma
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Nix these from your diet to help prevent attacks.
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What Triggers an Asthma Attack?
What Triggers an Asthma Attack?

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