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Top 10 Asthma Tips


  1. Know your best peak flow reading, If you can’t reach 80% of it on a bad day, then you need to use your rescue inhaler
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  3. Take your rescue inhaler everywhere with you
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  5. Take your controller/maintenance drugs everyday
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  7. Avoid triggers i.e. smoke, dust, pollen, animal hair
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  9. Be in tune with your body and take notice when you have wheezing and an increased cough
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  11. Use allergy proof mattress and pillow covers (dust mite covers)
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  13. Live without limits: asthma doesn’t control you, you control it
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  15. Manage your stress and stay educated about your asthma
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  17. Be prepared for doctor’s appointments and keep them
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  19. Have an Asthma Action Plan

Know exactly what action to take, based on your peak flow rate and how you feel.
Act swiftly on danger signs to stop or prevent an asthma attack.