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One out of four patients is either misdiagnosed or under-diagnosed with asthma, according to doctors at National Jewish Health. "Asthma” often is used as an umbrella term to describe a wide variety of breathing disorders. Many other conditions can mimic asthma.
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Bronchial Thermoplasty for Severe Asthma
For people who still struggle with asthma despite using inhalers and oral medication, bronchial thermoplasty (BT) may be the answer they’re looking for. Dr. Michael Wechsler, director of the Asthma Program at National Jewish Health, reported five-year data showing extended benefits and improved quality of life as a result of this new procedure.