Take A Breath: We’ve Got Asthma Under Control

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What is Asthma?
Asthma can be described as a chronic condition that makes breathing extremely difficult. This disorder affects the airway of the lungs and results in inflammation due to a variety of external causes.
This information is especially important since allergy season has just begun, which can make asthma worse. Check out this link to learn more! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7EDo9pUYvPE

How to Treat It.
Depending on the type of asthma it can be treated by rescue inhalers, prescription medications, or allergy shots to name a few. This video will give you a little more information on how you can not only treat, but also prevent an asthma attack from happening.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aGDi5tI5vTk

Make sure you know the signs and symptoms of an asthma attack so you can help yourself or a friend if necessary.
http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/asthma-attack/basics/symptoms/con-20034148

Written by DeVonna Smith, Peer Educator

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