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What is Asthma?

Living with Asthma

Living with Asthma

There are several steps asthma sufferers can take to minimize the way their asthma symptoms affect their everyday lives. Work with your doctor to develop a detailed plan for dealing with your asthma – from taking your medications to identifying and avoiding triggers. Being able to spot the warning signs of an asthma attack before it happens, knowing how to treat and lessen the symptoms of an attack, and taking your medication as prescribed can help put you in control of your asthma.

By Eve Harris. Published May 14, 2012. Eve Harris helps healthcare providers, patients, advocates and researchers bridge communication gaps. Her knowledge of the patient experience ensures compelling stories while her understanding of medicine ensures accuracy.