Asthma – Asthma Management

ASTHMA IS A CHRONIC INFLAMMATION OFTHE BODY’S AIRWAYS. PEOPLE WITH ASTHMA EXPERIENCE SHORTNESS OF BREATH COUGHING AND WHEEZING. DR. MICHAEL DICK EXPLAINS HOW TO MANAGE ASTHMA IN THE “MEDICAL MINUTE. PEOPLE WITH ASTHMA HAVE A CHRONIC BUT CONTROLLABLE CONDITION. WHILE THERE’S NO CURE, PATIENTS CAN COMBINE EDUCATION, LUNG FUNCTION MEASUREMENTS, LIFE-STYLE CHANGES AND APPROPRIATE MEDICATIONS TO REDUCE THE LIKELIHOOD OF AN ATTACK. SUCH A COMPREHENSIVE APPROACH IS KNOWN AS ASTHMA MANAGEMENT. THE KEY GOALS IS AN ASTHMA MANAGEMENT PLAN INCLUDE ACHIEVING THE FOLLOW, MINIMUMAL SYMPTOMS, AND FLARE-UPS, NO RESTRICTIONS ON A PHYSICIAN WILL DEVELOP A SPECIFIC ASTHMA ACTION PLAN TO HELP THE PATIENT MONITOR THE CONDITION.

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