You are an important part of your asthma treatment team. Learning how to prevent and manage your asthma symptoms are part of living with asthma. You can take charge of your day-to-day asthma care by:
- Learning which triggers can cause your asthma symptoms to flare up and avoid them.
- Using a peak flow meter to help monitor your asthma
- Using controller medicines correctly, as prescribed by your physician
- Having a written asthma action plan, which can help you to take charge and keep track of your asthma symptoms.