Is this asthma or anxiety??

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I feel like I have all the symptoms of asthma. The only thing is that the blue rescue inhaler/puffer doesn't seem to help. I get very short of breath and panicky after exercise, like I can't get enough air into my lungs. Last night, I even woke up at 4am unable to breathe. I took my puffer, but it did nothing. The only thing I can do is wait for 20-30 minutes, and then usually the shortness of breath gets better. The breathing issues are always there, but more mild. When I exercise it gets worse. I feel like I have some rare type of asthma that doesn't respond to inhalers, and I have to live this awful life forever. My doc tells me if blue inhaler doesn't help, it can't be asthma. But I don't have any stress or anxiety in life right now. So I'm not sure what condition I have. Please help 😦

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