Asthma is a very common disease of the lungs affecting over 300 million people worldwide, and attacks can flare up without warning. At least 1000 people die from asthma every day. Most asthma attacks and asthma deaths can be prevented. I'm Dr Mark Levy family doctor with special interest in asthma. This weekly podcast aims to provide information on asthma to help asthma sufferers and those in their support network. The information aims to facilitate understanding of the disease, discuss self-management on asthma, how to monitor and strive to control it, and to learn how to recognise and act on danger signals to prevent asthma attacks.
Please note, this educational podcast contains my own opinions and cannot be interpreted as the delivery of healthcare in any country or jurisdiction where this podcast is available, in perpetuity. These opinions cannot substitute for medical advice from your own doctor so please see the disclaimer below. Future potential guests on the show or any indviduals interviewed and quoted are subject to the same opinion disclaimers. Please follow and share and send any questions on asthma to email@example.com which will be answered in future podcasts. Twittter: @asthmaspotlight
Asthma Spotlight PODCAST DISCLAIMER: The opinions I express in thisAsthma Spotlight PODCAST are not intended as, and shall not be understood or construed as, medical, health, or professional advice of any kind. The information contained in this podcast is an educational service that provides general health information about asthma and is not a substitute for medical or health advice from a professional who is aware of the facts and circumstances of your individual situation. This podcast contain my own opinions. I will make every effort to broadcast correct information but listeners must realize that medicine is a constantly changing science and art. One doctor may have a different way of doing things from another. I am simply presenting my views on asthma that will be as evidence based as possible I do not promote any asthma medications or devices. By listening to this podcast, which is intended for people with asthma and their caregivers, you agree not to use this podcast or blog as medical advice to treat any medical condition in either yourself or others, and if you are a health professional, this includesbut is not limited to patients that you are treating. Consult your own physician for any medical issues that you may be having. This entire disclaimer also applies to any guests or contributors to the podcast or blog. You understand and agree that under no circumstances shall Dr Mark Levy any guests or contributors to the podcast or blog be responsible for damages arising from use of the podcast or blog.
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