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Eosinophilic Asthma Symptoms

Eosinophilic asthma is a form of serious asthma. It is characterized by a high number of white blood cells, which play an important role in the immune system. They help attack invading elements and fight against infections. In those with this condition, white blood cells lead to swelling and inflammation in the respiratory system and airways. The disease is rare but also difficult to treat. Below are 7 typical signs of eosinophilic asthma that you need to know.

Shortness of Breath

Shortness of breath is a typical sign of eosinophilic and other forms of asthma. It is the feeling of breathlessness, which makes it unable to catch the breath. Some people find it more difficult to do physical activities for a long period. Many doctors might call it dyspnea or air hunger. Depending on the underlying cause, the sign may occur suddenly or gradually. This is one of the most prevalent signs of asthma. Thus, you need to inform your healthcare provider as soon as possible to get the right diagnosis and treatment. [1]