Article ID: 18
Taking charge of your asthma
Mary-Jay Health & Education
Lead a full and active life in spite of your asthma symptom. You can resist its attack by learning how to deal with it.
Pay attention to your body and learn as much as you can from other patients, doctors, educator and writing materials. Each person treatment is unique but you can learn about what is already known while focusing on what is unique to you.
You and your doctor can make a daily treatment plan that will help reduce the swelling of your airways and prevent attacks. Using a daily treatment plan also helps you keep track of your asthma and know how well your treatment is working. Report any negative changes in your system to your doctor upon notice.
If you are very new to the symptom, find an asthma educator along with your doctor. This team can help you make the plans and learn the skills you need to develop daily routine that you need to take control.
American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology