The near-constant breathlessness feeling asthma causes makes most physical activity — or long bouts of laughter — difficult to sustain.
The attacks make you feel like you’re drowning.
And the lack of oxygen throughout the day and night leaves you feeling exhausted pretty much all the time.
Then you have to try to walk up a flight of stairs.
Local research studies may be an option. And they could offer compensation up to $900, depending on the number of study visits required. Learn more here.
These studies and clinical trials help doctors discover better ways to treat asthma, so your participation helps advance asthma treatment for others.
Plus, you could receive study medication and study-related care at no cost to you.
This study is open to men and women ages 18 or older who have been diagnosed with asthma.
Click here and submit your information to check your eligibility for this clinical trial. If you qualify, you’ll be able to pick from a list of research facilities in your area.
And if you change your mind, there’s no obligation to participate.
Your Turn: Do you live with or know anyone who lives with asthma?
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Dana Sitar (@danasitar) is a staff writer at The Penny Hoarder. She’s written for Huffington Post, Entrepreneur.com, Writer’s Digest and more, attempting humor wherever it’s allowed (and sometimes where it’s not).