Sharon Brigner, MS, RN, talks about how her son was diagnosed with asthma, the fears and concerns of how he would cope with it, and the steps her family has taken to lessen the triggers of an asthma attack.
If you’re one of the more than 24 million Americans dealing with asthma, 7 million of which are children, know the triggers that cause attacks. They may include environmental factors, exercise and stress, among others.
Preventive medication may help limit attacks. Like the Brigners, have your own an action plan for dealing with asthma.