Exercise-Induced Asthma (cont.)
Asthma is a long-term disease, but it can be managed. Your active involvement in treating this disease is vitally important.
- Take your prescribed medication(s) as directed.
- If you smoke, quit.
- See your health-care professional regularly according to the recommended schedule.
- By following these steps, you can help minimize the frequency and severity of your asthma attacks.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 6/2/2014
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