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Living with Asthma
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National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health - Tips on management, ongoing care, and warning signs that asthma is worsening. National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health - Tips on management, ongoing care, and warning signs that asthma is worsening. Show less
Is Asthma Affecting Your Quality of Life? How to Find Out
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American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology - A quiz on how asthma may be affecting your daily life, with automatic scoring and suggestions for coping. American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology - A quiz on how asthma may be affecting your daily life, with automatic scoring and suggestions for coping. Show less
Q&A: What is Asthma? Lifestyle
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GINA Global Initiative for Asthma - Answers to a variety of practical questions on how to live with asthma, from best climate to breathing techniques. Other Q&A sections provide practical information for the patient. GINA Global Initiative for Asthma - Answers to a variety of practical questions on how to live with asthma, from best climate to breathing techniques. Other Q&A sections provide practical information for the patient. Show less
Asthma In Adults: Creating An Asthma Action Plan
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Mayo Clinic - Instructions on how to manage asthma by staying organized with a written personal plan. Mayo Clinic - Instructions on how to manage asthma by staying organized with a written personal plan. Show less
Asthma Triggers and Management: Tips to Remember
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American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology - Steps to take in order to be prepared for an asthma emergency. American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology - Steps to take in order to be prepared for an asthma emergency. Show less
Pollen & Spore Levels - Western Region
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National Allergy Bureau, American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology - Provides a daily count of pollen and mold levels, useful to determine the danger of outdoor activities for people suffering from allergies and allergic asthma. National Allergy Bureau, American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology - Provides a daily count of pollen and mold levels, useful to determine the danger of outdoor activities for people suffering from allergies and allergic asthma. Show less
Asthma Control Test
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GlaxoSmithKline and QualityMetric Inc. - Simple test to determine how well your asthma is being controlled, plus links to crate an asthma journal and an action plan. GlaxoSmithKline and QualityMetric Inc. - Simple test to determine how well your asthma is being controlled, plus links to crate an asthma journal and an action plan. Show less
Asthma in Adults: Managing Asthma at Home
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University of Maryland Medical Center and A.D.A.M. - A thorough discussion of action plans, triggers, occupational risks, dietary factors, exercise, and stress factors. University of Maryland Medical Center and A.D.A.M. - A thorough discussion of action plans, triggers, occupational risks, dietary factors, exercise, and stress factors. Show less
Asthma Prevention
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FamilyDoctor.org, American Academy of Family Physicians - Descriptions of symptoms and prevention for asthma attacks, including dealing with dust mites in the home and the medicines that can trigger flare-ups. FamilyDoctor.org, American Academy of Family Physicians - Descriptions of symptoms and prevention for asthma attacks, including dealing with dust mites in the home and the medicines that can trigger flare-ups. Show less
Asthma: Lifestyle Management
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National Jewish Health - Provides a variety of tools for the day-to-day management of asthma, including action plans. National Jewish Health - Provides a variety of tools for the day-to-day management of asthma, including action plans. Show less
Nutrition Management: Eating with Asthma
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National Jewish Health - A list of practical tips on how patients with asthma can conserve energy and get the most from their meals. National Jewish Health - A list of practical tips on how patients with asthma can conserve energy and get the most from their meals. Show less
Nocturnal Asthma
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National Jewish Health - A brief look at the causes and treatment of nocturnal asthma. National Jewish Health - A brief look at the causes and treatment of nocturnal asthma. Show less
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
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American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology - A discussion of the relationship between asthma and GERD, with ways to prevent the latter, Note tha...Show more American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology - A discussion of the relationship between asthma and GERD, with ways to prevent the latter, Note that current research provides little or no support for the use of anti-reflux medication to help asthma symptoms. Show less
Traveling with Asthma
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Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America - Commonsense recommendations for travelers. Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America - Commonsense recommendations for travelers. Show less
Stress and Asthma
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Cleveland Clinic - Provides ways to manage and reduce stress, which may trigger an asthma attack. Cleveland Clinic - Provides ways to manage and reduce stress, which may trigger an asthma attack. Show less
Smoking and Asthma
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Cleveland Clinic - Discusses the relationship between smoking and asthma and suggestions on how to reduce exposure to smoke. Cleveland Clinic - Discusses the relationship between smoking and asthma and suggestions on how to reduce exposure to smoke. Show less
Exercise and Asthma
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Cleveland Clinic - Tips for controlling asthma symptoms when exercising. Cleveland Clinic - Tips for controlling asthma symptoms when exercising. Show less
All About Asthma: Emotional and Social Effects
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University of Chicago - Discusses how emotions and stress contribute to asthma symptoms, and suggest useful strategies to manage them. University of Chicago - Discusses how emotions and stress contribute to asthma symptoms, and suggest useful strategies to manage them. Show less
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