Kenneth Benson was tested for Alpha after 10 years of complaining about breathing problems, and it was by shear accident.
Jill Anderson had been going to a pulmonary function specialist for several years before being diagnosed. No one could explain why she was unable to breathe, walk and talk at the same time.
Jack Davis learned about Alpha-1 from his sister - who had just been diagnosed. He too started having problems after his surgery to remove a tumor left him breathless.
Helen Nichols thinks that everybody that has breathing problems should be tested so that they can make the necessary precautions to stay healthy. She believes that if her brother had done so, he may not have passed away so young.
Ginny White kept having pneumonia and bronchitis. She had ever heard of Alpha-1, and was very surprised that her test came back positive.
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