Asthma is a chronic condition that can significantly reduce one’s quality of life. A diagnosis can mean daily challenges ad can have significant implications. But living well with asthma is possible.
Well-controlled asthma is possible with support from health care providers and appropriate treatment plans. Like any chronic condition, it takes some effort to determine individual triggers, and what lifestyle choice helps to support living well. If you or someone you know is looking for support on how to live well with asthma check out the site below.
https://livingwellwithsevereasthma.com/ The free membership provides tools for patients and providers to live well with severe asthma. All of the content is expertly curated by a team of respiratory providers and content matter experts.
https://ginasthma.org/ The Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) strives to increase awareness of asthma among health professionals, health authorities, and the general public. Here you can find out the latest strategies in asthma care from around the world.
https://asthma.ca/ Asthma Canada can help you find a clinic and connect you with a Certified Respiratory Educator by phone or email through the Asthma & Allergy HelpLine. They also have resources for those living with asthma at any age.
All of those sites can help to empower those along the asthma journey as an individual living with asthma or supporting someone who is. There are credible tips and tools to help monitor, control and respond to symptoms.
They all highlight that well-controlled asthma is possible! When care needs are met those with a diagnosis can live with few or no symptoms. If you or someone you know is letting asthma hold them back it could be time to reassess their care plan. Check-in with the sites above to learn more about taking control of asthma.