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Healthy diet and lifestyle helps asthma attacks

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More than 300 million people worldwide and over 500,000 New Zealanders are affected by asthma, which causes more than 400,000 deaths worldwide annually. Most of those deaths occur during asthma “attacks” – where asthma symptoms suddenly worsen because of triggers closing the airways. Asthma attacks can be common for asthma sufferers. If an attack is bad enough, the sufferer may need to have a steroid injection or visit the emergency room. Regularly taking preventative medicine can help reduce the risk of getting an attack. Research is starting to show that diet, exercise and other healthy lifestyle choices can also improve...

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