Asthma is a lung disease that makes it hard to breathe. This program explores the importance of patients understanding what asthma is, how their asthma is triggered and how it can be treated and controlled to maintain a healthy lifestyle.
Learn the skills you need to help manage your symptoms and prevent asthma attacks.
Learn how to self-manage your asthma by monitoring and recording your symptoms, and following your provider's plan for what to do when you experience symptoms.
Knowing how to record your symptoms in a diary is a valuable skill to use as you monitor and manage your asthma.
Learn what an asthma action plan is, and how following it can help guide you to better asthma management.
Watch this clip to learn what substances and situations commonly cause asthma flare-ups.
Anyone who is diagnosed with asthma must learn to recognize the symptoms of an asthma flare-up and learn to pinpoint the triggers that can lead to an asthma episode. Knowing both, along with medication and a personal action plan are key to being active and healthy with asthma.