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Take Charge of Flare-Ups
What should you do if you have a flare-up? How can you tell if it's serious? And how do you prevent flare-ups in the first place?
Watch Out for Triggers
Triggers are things that make a person's asthma worse. Knowing what can trigger flare-ups helps put you in charge of your asthma.
Build Good Habits
Asthma is easier to manage when you develop good daily habits. Here are 7 simple things to do.
You Can Do This!
Managing asthma gets easier with practice and experience. These tips can help you own your asthma for the long haul.
Asthma Flare-Ups: What Happens
Frequently Asked Questions
There's a link between allergies and asthma. Having allergies can sometimes make asthma symptoms worse.
There are lots of reasons this might happen. Even a growth spurt can affect how medicines work. See your doctor to find out what's going on.
Getting involved in some parts of your medical care now prepares you to handle everything as an adult.
Lots of people with asthma are allergic to animals. Some can keep their pets — it depends on the pet and the person's asthma.