Decoding My Problem

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Asthma symptoms should not be taken lightly. Review your results j from the asthma portion of the CAID Quiz (p. 72). Locate your score so that you can define your next course of action. Follow the guidelines ] as listed here:

■ Any asthma score greater than 5 should be treated by a physician. 1

■ If you also suffer from other CAID symptoms, you need to see an j ear, nose, and throat (ENT) doctor who specializes in treating CAID, or at least has an understanding of the relationship be - i tween sinus disease and asthma.

Because of the connection between the nose and the lungs, people with asthma are often directed to be treated by a team of physicians, including an otolaryngologist (ENT), allergist, and/or a pulmonologist. Very often it is the ENT who leads the team of specialists.

Sinus Tips:
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