Health Information

Self-Care

  • Management of Asthma

    One part of asthma management is to identify and avoid the things that trigger your asthma. You also need to understand how to take your asthma medications.

  • Living With a Chronic Health Condition

    Learning about your condition and doing your best to manage it can help you live a less fearful and more expansive life.

  • What You Need to Know About Asthma

    People with asthma need to take care of themselves to help control their symptoms and prevent serious problems.

  • Know Your Peak Flow

    You and your health care provider can use information from a peak-flow meter to help stop a flare-up in its tracks.

  • People with Asthma Need Yearly Flu Shot

    Getting the flu can be serious business for people with asthma. That’s why it’s important to take steps to prevent it.

  • Asthma: Out of Breath at a Meal

    Try to breathe evenly while chewing. If you begin feeling short of breath, take a break between bites.

  • Fight Asthma with the Right Nutrition

    Some experts believe that you may reduce your asthma symptoms by eating certain foods.

  • Traveling with Asthma

    Whether you pack a suitcase every week or once a year, you probably know that traveling takes a little extra preparation when you have asthma.