Asthma Care Center
Zoey knows how hard it can be to live with asthma.
That's why she strives to breathe easily every day. She gets help from her family. If she doesn't keep her asthma under control, it can stop her from playing sports and doing physical activities. It can also make it hard for her to breathe even when she isn't active. Zoey doesn't want to wheeze at night or struggle to breathe during the day. So, she takes steps to say "I am healthy."
Asthma is a long-term illness. It makes the airways to your lungs narrow, swollen or blocked. It's important to keep asthma under control. Here's how.
- Know triggers and how to avoid them
- Learn about controller and rescue medicines. Follow the doctor's instructions.
- Follow-through on all tests and exams for asthma.
- Follow everyday healthy habits.
About 22 million people in the US have asthma. The numbers continue to grow. Stay informed so you can say "I am healthy."
Reference: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- Symptoms and triggers — Asthma is a common condition. Understand the signs, symptoms and triggers.
- Find a Provider — Select providers from our skilled and extensive network.
- Tests and Exams — Find out which tests and exams are important for adults or children with asthma.
- Treating asthma — Inhalers are a common method of treating asthma. Learn how to use one properly.
- Everyday healthy habits — Here's what you can do—every day—to take steps toward better health.