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I Had an Asthma Attack in My 20s, the Worst One in Years

Asthma is often thought of as a childhood disease, but while some people do seem to grow out of the respiratory condition, many others continue to experience asthma symptoms in adulthood, including about 20 million adults in the United States, according to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America. Asthma symptoms can change with age, and adults may need different treatments. One such asthma patient is Mandy Herbet, an editor and mother in Melbourne, Australia. Here, she shares how her asthma has changed since she was a kid and how she’s learned to live with her asthma as an adult.
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