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#more than Asthma, Snorkeling the Great Barrier Reef

#more than Asthma, Snorkeling the Great Barrier Reef
Asthma didn’t hold me back from studying abroad in Australia and snorkeling the Great Barrier Reef! #morethanasthma

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What an amazing photo! Thanks so much for sharing! 

What are some things you did to prepare for snorkeling to keep your asthma under control?

Melissa

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Melissa G posted:

What an amazing photo! Thanks so much for sharing! 

What are some things you did to prepare for snorkeling to keep your asthma under control?

Before I do any physical activity, especially snorkeling, I take my albuterol about 15 minutes before the activity to open my lungs and prevent them from constricting. It also helped to wear a wet suit so I didn’t feel the effects of the cold water. The snorkel guides also knew I had asthma and had my medication on deck ready to use in case of emergency, but I ended up doing great! 

Gabriela Rindfleisch 

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