You Can’t Exercise if You Have Asthma – And Other Myths You Should Know

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If you have asthma, you may have heard some myths over the years about what it means to have your asthma controlled. But not everything you hear is necessarily true.

According to the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI), asthma is a serious condition that affects more than 26 million Americans – more than 8 percent of the population. One of the biggest dangers with asthma is that so many people who have asthma think it’s well-controlled, when in reality, it is not.  When people have good solid information about how to control their asthma and reduce symptoms, they are better able to live the kind of active lives they want