Asthma in the Family - Barbara's Story Video

Barbara shares whether her or her husband have asthma or not.
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Not really, and he’s father had some maybe some issues of—you know 50 years ago, the year I’m talking about is ‘81 and 50 years prior to that they didn’t know much about asthma then so we don’t really know but neither he or I had any issues with asthma or lung problems so it is out of the blue although my husband was in Vietnam and we don’t know what was he exposed to there that could have come through in the genes or in you know and then actually one pulmonologist in 1983 at the Children’s Hospital in Oakland that we were going to said one day there’ll be different types of asthma, there’ll be asthma you know 5.2 asthma there’s not and maybe it’ll even come down to a chemical imbalance within their own body.

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