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Managing Asthma

Once your healthcare provider has diagnosed you with asthma and you understand what it means to have asthma, it's time to find out what you can do to manage the disease. Here are six steps you can take to keep your asthma under control.

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For Parents of Children with Asthma

Having a child with asthma can be a very scary thing. Fortunately, you are not alone. There are many resources and tools to help your child make lifestyle changes and help control their asthma to enjoy a full and active life. Learn more about helping your child with asthma.


    Reviewed and approved by the American Lung Association Scientific and Medical Editorial Review Panel. Last reviewed May 27, 2018.

    Page Last Updated: August 9, 2018

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