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Asthma attacks can be serious.

  • Asthma attacks can interrupt everyday activities such as sleep, school, work and exercise, causing a significant impact on your quality of life — and can disrupt the lives of those around you.
  • Serious asthma attacks mean you're likely to need trips to the emergency room, which can be stressful and costly.
  • A very severe asthma attack can lead to respiratory arrest and death.