Asthma in Older Adults: Managing Treatment
Diagnosis and treatment of asthma can be a challenge if you are age 65 or older. You might have another medical condition that masks your asthma. Or you may be more likely to have side effects from asthma medicines or be at risk for reactions from the different medicines you may be taking.
To treat your asthma, you and your doctor should work closely together, especially if you:
eMedicineHealth Medical Reference from Healthwise
To learn more visit Healthwise.org
© 1995-2014 Healthwise, Incorporated. Healthwise, Healthwise for every health decision, and the Healthwise logo are trademarks of Healthwise, Incorporated.
Asthma and Allergy Resources
- What Are the Asthma Treatments for Kids?
- No Smoking: Help for the First Hard Days
- Are You At Risk for COPD?