Living Well With Asthma

Living with asthma requires a written action plan. Most people with asthma should have two – a day-to-day plan that lists the steps required to treat and monitor asthma, and an emergency plan. Find out how to manage asthma ›

How to Choose an Asthma Specialist

If you, or someone you care for, have been diagnosed with asthma, chances are you will require ongoing care to address any changes in asthma symptoms. The doctor you chose will be your lifeline to preventing any serious consequences from the disease. Who you chose will depend on what specialists are available in your area, and the doctor’s asthma expertise.

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Free Your Home of Asthma Triggers

Many of the things that trigger asthma symptoms can be found in your home. So the first step to controlling asthma is finding and removing these triggers. This will help you feel better. You may even need to take less medicine.

Learn to Rid Your Home of Asthma Triggers

How Well Are You Managing Your Asthma?

Are your asthma symptoms as well controlled as they should be?

Tips to Prevent an Asthma Attack

If you are living with asthma, you know every treatment strategy and lifestyle tactic is focused around keeping your airway flowing freely. Nothing works best at preventing an asthma attack than following a personalized asthma action plan created by you and your doctor.

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How Exercise, Sports and Physical Activity Triggers Asthma

If you have exercise-induced asthma, or activity-induced asthma, it doesn't matter if you are training for triathlons or simply walking your dog: Exerting yourself in the wrong environment or in the wrong way can trigger an asthma attack. But by taking a few precautions and following your asthma treatment plan, you can still do the activities you enjoy.

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Personal Stories of Living with Asthma

Asthma sufferers and caretakers are forced to face the challenges that accompany breathing problems every moment of every day. A few of those patients and healthcare providers confronting asthma head-on generously share their stories in their own words in the hope that others will benefit from their experiences and knowledge.

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Did You Know?

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Asthma is more common in boys than girls.