Why is Asthma in seniors being overlooked?
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August

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , /


WHEEZING–
ASTHMA… SO WHAT’S THE REASON BEHIND THIS SPIKE IN CASES. 7 EWN REPORTER LIZ LEWIN JOINS US AT THE DIGITAL DASHBOARD NOW WITH MORE ON WHY SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS ARE BEING IGNORED. AND SYMPTOMS? AND WHY ARE MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS SOMETIMES EVEN MISSING THEM? A NEW REVIEW SHOWS NINE PERCENT OF OLDER ADULTS ARE THOU TO PRIORITIZE OTHER MEDICAL CONDITIONS OVER ASTHMA, MINIMIZING IT’S IMPORTANCE AND POTENTIAL DANGER. WHICH MEANS, FOR ADULTS 65 AND UP, THIS CHRONIC DISEASE TAKES A BACK SEAT. EXPERTS SAY, OLDER PATIENTS TEND TO BE MORE WORRIED ABOUT UP TO FIFTY PERCENT OF SENIORS WITH ASTHMA ARE MISDGNOSED. DOCTORS MAY OVERLOOK SYMPTOMS – LIKE SHORTNESS OF BREATH AND A COUGH IN THETH OTHER DISEASES – LIKE PULMONARY DISEASE. DOCTORS SUGGEST GETTING AHEAD OF THE ISSUE IF YOU


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