INFOGRAPHIC: 5 ways to fight asthma

MANILA, Philippines – An asthma attack is like a silent, constant predator: it picks no time and place to strike.

Like any chronic disease,[1] it can come back at the slightest trigger or allergen (READ: Is it asthma?).

As of now, asthma can’t be completely cured but it can definitely be managed. Most asthma patients have learned to cope with their disease and have gone on to lead fulfilling lives (READ: Just another hurdle: stories of overcoming asthma). The key lies in making a few lifestyle changes and preparing yourself for when asthma strikes.

Check out the infographic below for some common hiccups that an asthmatic might encounter, and learn a few ways that you can deal with them. – Rappler.com

 

[1] Center for Disease Control and Prevention: Common Asthma Triggers http://www.cdc.gov/asthma/triggers.html

December 2015