is a (long-term) lung disease that inflames and narrows the airways.
About Treatments for Asthma
is a long-term disease that has no cure. The goal of asthma is to control the disease. Good asthma control will:Prevent and troublesome symptoms, such as and shortness of breath Reduce your need for quick-relief medicines (see below) Help you maintain good lung function Let you maintain your normal activity level and through the night Prevent attacks that could result in an emergency room visit or hospital stay
To control , partner with your doctor to manage your asthma or your child’s asthma. Children aged 10 or older – and younger children who are able – should take an active role in their asthma care.
Taking an active role to control your involves:Working with your doctor to treat other conditions that can interfere with management. Avoiding things that worsen your ( triggers). However, one trigger you should not…