Treatment & Therapy for Asthma
Annotation:American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology - There is no cure for asthma, but symptoms can be controlled so that your quality of life can improve. The page summarizes the classes of medicines currently used to treat asthma and includes a link to a reference guide with specific medications.
Annotation:National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health - Comprehensive overview of the ways in which asthma can be controlled and treated, even if not cured, with suggestions for specific groups of patients.
Annotation:Mayo Clinic - A comprehensive overview of the types of inhalers, the medications they contain, and their proper use.
Annotation:Cleveland Clinic - An overview of the pros and cons of complementary therapies that have been proposed for the treatment of asthma, including herbs, yoga, acupuncture, and biofeedback.
Annotation:University of Maryland Medical Center and A.D.A.M. - A guide to asthma management, including alternative therapies such as relaxation, acupuncture, herbal remedies, and breathing exercises.
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