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Prevention & Control- Don't Let Asthma Control You

Don't let your or your child's asthma prevent you from being active and doing the things you want to do. Effectively managing your asthma requires not only medications, but may also require lifestyle and environmental changes as well as support from family and friends.

Why Is the Flu Shot Essential for People With Asthma?
Flu vaccination is an essential component preventing flu. As an asthmatic, you need to know which vaccine is best for you.

The 3 Most Important Steps You Can Take To Prevent Flu
Do you know what you can do to prevent flu? These 3 things will help.

The 3 Most Important Steps You Can Take To Prevent Flu
Do you know what you can do to prevent flu? These 3 things will help.

Why Do Asthma Patients Need Flu Vaccination?
Not only is it important to know if you are in a group that needs flu vaccination because of high risk of complications, but also if you are in a group that should not receive flu vaccination.

What Is an Inactivated Vaccine?
What types of vaccines are available? What is the difference between inactivated and activated vaccines?

Hay Fever Treatment and Asthma- What Options Are Available?
Asthma can be worsened by hay fever, but what are the most effective treatments?

Hay Fever Treatment and Asthma- What Options Are Available?
Asthma can be worsened by hay fever, but what are the most effective treatments?

Is Ragweed Allergy Making Your Asthma Worse?
In late summer and early fall some 36 million Americans begin to suffer from seasonal allergy symptoms that worsen your asthma symptoms. Learn what ragweed allergy is and what you need to know to prevent ragweed allergy from worsening your asthma.

Is Ragweed Allergy Making Your Asthma Worse?
In late summer and early fall some 36 million Americans begin to suffer from seasonal allergy symptoms that worsen your asthma symptoms. Learn what ragweed allergy is and what you need to know to prevent ragweed allergy from worsening your asthma.

Hay Fever and Asthma- Does Hay Fever Sneezing Lead to Wheezing
Is the runny nose, sneezing and itchy-watery eyes that you experience at the beginning of allergy season related to your asthma? What you need to know and do if hay fever is making your asthma worse.

Asthma and Sex: How Asthma Can Affect Your Sex Life
Your doctor asks you a lot of questions about your asthma. How often do they ask you about your sex life? Do you think your asthma is affecting your sex life?

What Is Human Seminal Plasma Allergy (HSPA)?
Human seminal plasma allergy is an allergy to semen.

What Are the Risk Factors for an Asthma Attack?
Do you know all of the things that can increase you risk of an asthma attack? Some are under your control, while others are not. Learn more about the risk factors that may be making your asthma worse.

Home Allergy- Controlling Home Allergy Exposures Can Decease …
We all spend lots of time in our homes. Controlling home allergy exposures may improve asthma symptoms. Learn what you need to know and do to decrease home allergy exposures.

Asthma & Allergy: Preventing Yourself From Asthma Triggers
All sorts of things may worsen or trigger your asthma. Learn what you can do to prevent your symptoms from getting worse.

Asthma & Flu
Despite recommendations for asthmatics to receive flu vaccination, many do not receive this important preventative measure. Learn important facts about the flu vaccine and see common flu myths debunked.

Tips To Prevent Or Delay asthma In Children
The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology provides these tips to delay or possibly prevent allergies and asthma in children.

Allergy Prevention
If allergies make your asthma worse, learn some of the many things you can do to keep your allergies in check.

Asthma & Prevention- Can Asthma Be Prevented?
Doctors from the University of California- San Francisco think just that. They are preforming the Trial of Infant Probiotic Supplementation to Prevent Asthma, or TIPS trial. They are trying to determine if giving probiotics, common bacteria found in foods like yogurt, during infancy might prevent asthma later in life.

Asthma Treatment Inhaler - Remembering Your Asthma Treatment Inhaler
Like any chronic condition, it can be difficult to remember to take your medication. What do you do to take your medication more often and get better control of your asthma?

5 Questions To Ask With Poorly Controlled Asthma
What do you do when you are doing everything your doctor asks, but your asthma is still poorly controlled? Step back and ask yourself these simple questions.

What Is An Asthma Action Plan
Everyone needs an asthma action plan, whether or not your asthma is well controlled. Learn what an asthma action plan is and how you can get one from your doctor.

Flu Vaccine Update for the 2011 Flu Season
The flu shot is the single most important way to prevent getting sick this flu season. Check out what you need to know and do to stay well this flu season.

Control the Triggers that Set Off Your Asthma
Avoid your asthma triggers and you may not need as much asthma medicine. Make trigger control part of your asthma control plan.

Zinc and Asthma
Asthma and zinc may be related to your asthma? Zinc is essential for good health and low levels may impact your asthma.

Asthma and Acetaminophen
Over the past thirty years the increased use of medications for pain and fever and has paralled the number of people developing asthma. As a result many doctors and scientists have wondered if a relationship exists between asthma and acetaminophen?

How Do You Know You Are Experiencing Respiratory Distress?
How do you know when you are experiencing respiratory distress or trouble breathing with your asthma? Share your thoughts with our community.

Flu Vaccine Update for the 2011 Flu Season
The flu shot is the single most important way to prevent getting sick this flu season. Check out what you need to know and do to stay well this flu season.

Are Asthmatics More Likely to Suffer Flu Vaccine Side Effects?
If you have asthma it is important to know if you are more likely to get the flu from vaccination or more likely to experience flu vaccine side effects

Zinc and Asthma
Asthma and zinc may be related to your asthma? Zinc is essential for good health and low levels may impact your asthma.

Asthma and Acetaminophen
Over the past thirty years the increased use of medications for pain and fever and has paralled the number of people developing asthma. As a result many doctors and scientists have wondered if a relationship exists between asthma and acetaminophen?

The 3 Most Important Steps You Can Take To Prevent Flu
Do you know what you can do to prevent flu? These 3 things will help.

Asthma Travel: What You Need to Know
Traveling with asthma does not have to be scary or difficult. Following these tips your asthma travel can be safe and worry free.

Asthma & Allergy: Preventing Yourself From Asthma Triggers
All sorts of things may worsen or trigger your asthma. Learn what you can do to prevent your symptoms from getting worse.

Tips To Prevent Or Delay asthma In Children
The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology provides these tips to delay or possibly prevent allergies and asthma in children.

Asthma & Prevention- Can Asthma Be Prevented?
Doctors from the University of California- San Francisco think just that. They are preforming the Trial of Infant Probiotic Supplementation to Prevent Asthma, or TIPS trial. They are trying to determine if giving probiotics, common bacteria found in foods like yogurt, during infancy might prevent asthma later in life.

Hay Fever Treatment and Asthma- What Options Are Available?
Asthma can be worsened by hay fever, but what are the most effective treatments?

Is Ragweed Allergy Making Your Asthma Worse?
In late summer and early fall some 36 million Americans begin to suffer from seasonal allergy symptoms that worsen your asthma symptoms. Learn what ragweed allergy is and what you need to know to prevent ragweed allergy from worsening your asthma.

Flu Vaccine Update for the 2011 Flu Season
The flu shot is the single most important way to prevent getting sick this flu season. Check out what you need to know and do to stay well this flu season.

Zinc and Asthma
Asthma and zinc may be related to your asthma? Zinc is essential for good health and low levels may impact your asthma.

Asthma and Acetaminophen
Over the past thirty years the increased use of medications for pain and fever and has paralled the number of people developing asthma. As a result many doctors and scientists have wondered if a relationship exists between asthma and acetaminophen?

Don McLean
Famous asthmatics accomplish all sorts of things in athletics, politics, and music. Learn about these famous asthmatics and dream about all of the things you might accomplish.

Halloween Safety Tips For Your Adolescent Asthmatic
Your adolescent may be hitting the streets by their self this Halloween. These Halloween safety tips will make sure both of you are prepared.

Asthma Travel
Preparation is the key to successful asthma travel. Answer these questions and you are sure to have a stress and symptom free trip.

Asthma and College
A little planning can help prevent problems when you go to college with asthma.

Remembering To Take Your Asthma Medication
Remembering to take your asthma medication is hard and a common reason for poor asthma control. Strategies can help you remember to take your medication.

ICE Contact For Your Emergency Asthma Event
An ICE or In Case of Emergency Contact is essential information information in an emergency. An ICE contact will let a responder know who to contact in an emergency.

Will Breastfeeding Prevent Asthma?
Will breastfeeding prevent asthma? Many moms might definitely breast feed if the answer is yes, but what if the answer is maybe? Learn more about whether breastfeeding might help prevent asthma and allergy in your baby.

5 Questions When Picking A New Health Insurance Plan
Picking a new health insurance plan can be daunting. If you make an incorrect decision, it could cost you time and money. Answer these 5 questions and you will have a better understanding about picking a good plan for you.

5 Winter Asthma Mistakes
Winter can lead to significant symptoms in some patients. Learn about 5 mistakes that could make your asthma worse this winter.

Peak Flow Meters
Peak flow meters are an essential part of your asthma monitoring plan. Many patients have frequent questions bout how these devices can improve your asthma control and decrease symptoms..

Chest Congestion Relief
Good asthma control is the best solution to your chest congestion relief. Find out why many asthma patients complain that they have chest congestion and how you can best achieve chest congestion relief.

Does Weight Affect Asthma?
Have you ever asked the questions does weight affect asthma? In this article we examine if weight loss might lead to improvements in your asthma control and other impacts of weight on asthma.

Define Asthma
Understanding the definition of asthma is an important first step towards getting better asthma control.

Asthma Comorbidities: GERD and Apnea
GERD and obstructive sleep apnea are complex, but treatable asthma comorbidities. Both can be part of not only the cause of your asthma, but also a trigger for an exacerbation.

I Get Pleasure From Smoking
Quitting can be hard when you derive a lot of pleasure from smoking. Enjoy life without cigarettes when you employ these strategies to counter the pleasure you get from smoking.

I’m Addicted To Cigarettes & I Have Asthma
Nicotine withdrawal can be really hard to beat, but these 7 tips will help you stay tobacco free.

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