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May is National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month. Join us as we raise awareness about asthma and allergies. More than 25 million people in the U.S. with asthma. Ten people die every day from asthma. But with the right education and treatment, the deaths are preventable. Together, we can educate others about the seriousness of asthma.

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Ready-to-Tweet Asthma Facts

Here are some quick awareness messages and asthma facts that you can tweet to spread awareness:

  1. 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 Tweet This
  2. Over 60 million people in the US have asthma and allergies. These conditions impact every aspect of life but don't have to define you. You are #morethanasthma via @AAFANational Tweet This
  3. People with #asthma have concerns beyond their physical health. They may be burdened by financial impacts such as missed work days and the cost of medicine. #morethanasthma via @AAFANational Tweet This
  4. Common #asthma symptoms are coughing, shortness of breath, wheezing and chest tightness. via @AAFANational Tweet This
  5. An #asthma episode, also called an asthma flare-up or asthma attack can happen any time. 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 Tweet This
  6. Up to 60% of adults and 80% of kids with asthma also have allergies that trigger their asthma – also known as allergic asthma. via @AAFANational Tweet This
  7. Kids with #asthma have concerns beyond their physical health. Kids miss more than 13.8 million school days. Tools to help manage asthma at school: #morethanasthma via @AAFANational Tweet This

You are not alone in your journey with asthma. Follow us as we share resources and information all month long to raise awareness to improve care for people living with asthma:

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