Untreated

What Is Alpha-1 And Why Isn’t It Being Treated in Canada?

Photo by Nino Liverani on Unsplash

Shortness of breath, wheezing, coughing — sounds like COVID-19 symptoms, right?

Wrong.

Chronic bronchitis, liver disease, jaundice, recurring chest colds and pneumonia, decreased exercise tolerance, year-round “allergies”, swelling of the abdomen.

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Sashenka Paatz

Sashenka Paatz

Canadian journalist, traveller and nanny with a passion for creativity, organization, teaching and advocating for others.