is a (long-term) lung disease that inflames and narrows the airways.
Prevention of Asthma
You can’t prevent . However, you can take steps to control the disease and prevent its symptoms. For example:Learn about your and ways to control it. Follow your written action plan. (For a sample plan, go to the National , Lung, and Institute’s “”) Use medicines as your doctor prescribes. Identify and try to avoid things that make your worse ( triggers). However, one trigger you should not avoid is physical activity. Physical activity is an important part of a healthy lifestyle. Talk with your doctor about medicines that can help you stay active. Keep track of your and level of control. Get regular checkups for your .
For more details about how to prevent and attacks, go to “How Is Asthma Treated and Controlled?”
If you have , you’ll need long-term care. Successful asthma…