Is asthma hereditary

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Yes. But Asthma is caused mainly by the actions of the mother during gestation. Smoking and hereditiary issues makes the chances off offspring having asthma imminent.

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Can asthma transmit to people?

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Can you get asthma by using an asthma pump?

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What exercises induce asthma?

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