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Can breathing disorders be prevented?

There are many breathing disorders, and their causes vary, so the ways to prevent them vary, too. Some ways to prevent breathing disorders include not smoking; eating well; and avoiding asbestos, radon, second-hand smoke, dust, and chemical fumes. Being overweight can also lead to breathing disorders.

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