Here you can view an online video about everyday trials and tribulations of living with asthma.
Even one person in the family having asthma can impact the lifestyle, even quality of life for the entire family and owing to this a solid strategy for living with asthma has to be devised. This can include:
- Changes in one’s lifestyle and controlling one’s environment to the extent possible so that asthma triggers are able to be minimized. Knowing what one’s triggers are and making sure that they are kept to a minimum is key to asthma control.
- Medications and aids for controlling an asthma attacks should be kept instantly accessible and everyone in the family should be educated about their use and accessibility and also in how to help the sufferer and make them feel more comfortable. Using the medication correctly is very important as well.
- There should be a family plan chalked out for if there is an asthma related emergency.
- Regular medical follow ups and getting advice from a doctor for better asthma management is a must as well.
Asthma treatment has come a long way in the recent past and there is no reason not a live an active and healthy life even when living with asthma.