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Don’t put off your asthma review: Identify your asthma triggers and take action

Many people with asthma put off their annual asthma review and it’s a mistake.

An asthma review is important so you can identify triggers, understand your asthma action plan and learn new ways to control your disease. And the best time to schedule an asthma review is before cold and flu season, which starts in September.

Here are seven reasons why you should not put off your annual asthma review as well as tips on how to get started.

Asthma reviews help you identify triggers

If you don’t know the source of the problem you won’t be able to control it. You need to know what your triggers are so you can avoid them. And if you can’t avoid them, you need to be able to treat your asthma early enough so it doesn’t get out of hand.

Your asthma reviewer (often an asthma nurse at your local GP practice) will ask you about your symptoms and when they happen. They will also ask about your environment and what you eat. Based on your answers, your reviewer can help you identify your triggers. Common triggers include allergic reactions, weather changes, exercise, smoking, pollution and substances like dust, pollen and animal dander.

By knowing your triggers, you can start taking control now

Start by using an asthma action plan. This is a daily checklist that helps you stay on top of your asthma. You can also use it to track your progress over time. By using an asthma action plan, you can take control now. You’ll see what triggers your asthma and you’ll be able to treat it right away.

Your reviewer can also tell you if your medications are working. If you’ve been taking the same drugs for a while and you’re not seeing improvement, it might be time for a change.

When you switch medications, you need to give your body enough time to adjust. It’s important to follow your reviewer’s instructions so you don’t hurt yourself.

Your reviewer can tell you if your medications are working

Your reviewer can also let you know if your medication is working. If you’ve been on the same medication for a while and you’re not seeing improvement, it might be time for a change. You should also let your doctor know if you are experiencing any side effects from your medication. These side effects might be signs that your medication is not working for you.

Make sure you’re using the right mix of inhalers

Asthma inhalers are one of the most effective treatments for asthma. Different types of inhalers treat different symptoms, so make sure you’re using the right mix. Most people with asthma use a combination of inhalers as needed.

You might have a quick-relief inhaler that you use at the first sign of asthma. You also might have a preventer inhaler that you use daily to keep asthma under control.

Some people with asthma use long-term asthma control medication. This medication is taken once or twice a day to prevent asthma flare-ups. Your reviewer can help you choose the best combination of inhalers based on your symptoms and overall health. They can also help you learn how to use your inhalers properly so you get the most out of them.

An asthma action plan will show you what to do when your asthma is bad

An asthma action plan will show you what to do when asthma is bad. This is a written plan that explains what you should do when your asthma is bad. Your reviewer can help you create an asthma action plan that is customized for your situation. This plan should include when and how to take your medications, how to recognize the signs of an asthma attack, how to avoid your triggers and how to manage stress. You should review your asthma action plan once a month. You should also review it every time you change your medication or you develop a new asthma symptom.

Don’t forget to ask about gluten-free diets, exercise and yoga

Many people with asthma have allergies. A lot of allergens come from foods, so it makes sense that people with asthma often have food allergies, too. Most people with asthma should avoid foods that trigger their allergies. By avoiding these foods, you can keep your asthma under control. If your reviewer thinks a gluten-free diet might help, he or she can help you create a diet plan. A gluten-free diet may be especially helpful for some people with allergy-induced asthma. By exercising regularly, you can improve your lung function. You may also reduce stress with a regular stress-busting practice like Yoga, which can also help control your asthma.

You’ll have access to the latest treatments and technology

Your reviewer can also help you keep up with the latest treatments and technology for asthma. They can help you stay up to date on the latest research so you can take full advantage of the latest asthma treatments. You can also discuss ways to reduce your risk of asthma. For example, you can work to avoid allergens, exercise regularly and reduce stress. You can also work with your doctor to protect your airways by avoiding cigarette smoke, air pollution, dust and other harmful substances.

Tips for booking your annual asthma review

Asthma is a chronic disease, and it can be challenging to manage. That is why it is important to make time for your annual asthma review. The best time to book your appointment is before cold and flu season, which starts in September. Keep these tips in mind when booking your appointment:

– Be proactive – If you don’t make an appointment, you aren’t going to get the help you need. Instead, you can make an appointment for your annual asthma review

– Ask for help – If you’re struggling with your asthma or feel like you aren’t getting enough help, don’t be afraid to ask for help. Your doctor and pharmacist may be able to offer advice and solutions

– Stay informed – Read up on asthma news and research. This way, you can learn about new treatments and stay on top of your disease

– Follow your asthma action plan – An asthma action plan is a daily checklist that helps you stay on top of your asthma. You can also use it to track your progress over time

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