Asthma: Live Your Best Life
Athletes and musicians with asthma prove you can reach any goal. All you need is a good daily care routine (and a stick-to-it mindset, of course).
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.
Medicines, Tools, and Tests
How asthma medicines work
Getting a spirometry test
Living With Asthma
Asthma care at school
Travel tips for asthma
You Can Do This!
Managing asthma gets easier with practice and experience. These tips can help you own your asthma for the long haul.
Play a Role in Your Care
No one knows more about your body than you — you live in it. It's time to manage your own care.
Start making some medical decisions
Get comfortable talking to your doctor
Know about your prescription refills
Setting and sticking with good daily habits is key to asthma management.
5 tips on setting goals
Know the power of positive emotions
Having a strong support network matters. The right support can lift us up when we struggle and help us celebrate when we succeed. Here's how to build yours.
Master the art of asking for help
Lean on friends who care about you
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.