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Asthma & Allergy Awareness Month

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SPRING ALLERGY TIP: Keep your windows closed and remove your shoes before entering your home to cut down how much pollen gets inside your home. More pollen allergy tips available at from @aafanational

An asthma episode, also called an asthma flare-up or asthma attack, can happen any time. Common asthma symptoms are coughing, shortness of breath, wheezing and chest tightness. Mild symptoms may only last a few minutes while more severe asthma symptoms can last hours or days. Learn more about asthma symptoms: via @AAFANational

Up to 60% of adults and 80% of kids with asthma also have allergies that trigger their asthma also known as allergic asthma. Kids miss more than 13.8 million school days because of asthma. Tools to help manage asthma at school: via @AAFANational

There is no cure for asthma. The best way to manage asthma is to avoid triggers, take medicine to prevent symptoms and prepare to treat attacks. Learn how with AAFA's ASTHMA Care online course: via @AAFANational