People with asthma need and deserve support. Finding asthma support from groups and resources like TalkingAsthma can prove to be a valuable tool in better living. Here we offer peer stories and tips for asthma management. 

Remember – Family, friends, and coworkers certainly need to know how to give support in an asthma emergency. It’s also important to understand that asthma can be managed and controlled – a healthcare provider should be consulted for personalized information on asthma and asthma medications.

Be Prepared: How to Help Someone Having an Asthma Attack

Knowing the basics about asthma can go a long way to help someone in need. Aside from these preparedness tips, providing support and encouragement may help asthma patients achieve a life where the condition is a manageable companion rather than an overwhelming challenge.

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What to Know About Cough Syrup When You Have Asthmatic Bronchitis

Experts don’t recommend taking most cough syrups to help with symptoms of asthmatic bronchitis. They can make it difficult to clear the built-up mucus in the airways of your lungs. Although asthma and bronchitis are two distinct conditions that affect your lungs, people with asthma are more susceptible to bronchitis. Before you reach for the cough syrup to help relieve your symptoms, here’s what you need to know about over-the-counter (OTC) cough medications when treating asthmatic bronchitis.

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Finding Support to Help You Manage Asthma

Getting help when you need it is important to managing asthma. Family, friends, co-workers and your healthcare team can support you in many ways. Explore these resources to help you connect with the support you need.

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