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Don’t let asthma get the best of you. Here are 5 steps to manage the condition.

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If you have asthma, it’s important to know how to manage the condition so it doesn’t get worse.

This video provides information on the following 5 tips to help keep asthma under control so you can breathe easier…


      1. Create a plan – Talk to your doctor about specific steps you can take to manage your asthma.
      1. Track symptoms – Monitor symptoms to determine if your treatment plan is working or needs to be changed.
      1. Use medication properly – Take medication(s) as directed, but tell your doctor if you feel they aren’t helping.
      1. Identify triggers – Determine what makes your asthma worse and try to avoid triggers as much as possible.
      1. Be prepared – Know how to respond if you have an asthma attack or a breathing emergency.

Knowing how to manage your asthma and when to adjust your asthma plan helps you avoid flare-ups or worsening of symptoms.

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