Asthma is a hypersensitive chronic lung disease and anyone can be affected by it. Certain factors increase a person’s risk of developing asthma (that is the potential of developing asthma is increased but it is not definite that the person will for sure develop asthma). Read to know more on who is at risk for asthma.
Risk factors increase the likelihood of developing a certain disease but it in no way means you will develop the concerned disease. So even though you may be higher risk of developing asthma due to certain factors (family history, other allergies) you may be able to prevent asthma altogether by making changes to your lifestyle (such as quitting smoking and regular exercise).
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