Asthma

Finding The Right Asthma Controller-Medication
 Just Enough for Excellent Daily Control

Finding The Right Asthma Medication to Meet Your Needs

Asthma is extremely common.  

It is estimated to affect 24 million people in the US.  It is the most common chronic disease in childhood -- affecting an estimated 7 million children.  

It often goes undiagnosed and untreated.  

Patients just learn to put up with the symptoms; you know:  chronic cough, chest tightness, exercise limitations (due to shortness of breath), wheezing (heard with head colds, running in cold dry air, or at night when trying to sleep).

If you or your child have had any of these symptoms, on a chronic or frequent basis, and just "learned to live with it" -- then seeing your health care provider, for at least a short trial of asthma medication, would be in your best interest.  

Often times, the medication sample works so well, that patients say, "I didn't know that I could feel so well, run so fast, sleep so deeply...."  

...proving to themselves that they really had unrecognized asthma which was more chronic, severe and persistent than they had perceived.

Bottom Line:  Well controlled Asthma can be a Game-Change in the Game of Life for Asthmatics (even those stoic & tough patients who generally refuse to see a doctor!).

All of Our Standard Asthma Medications are still FDA regulated, requiring a prescription (ie: none are over the counter) -- but hopefully,

This PDF Handout:


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(click blue link above for full size PDF)

will help you make sense of your
Current Asthma-Med Options 
&
allow you to
enter into a more educated discussion with your provider
~ to make the most of your upcoming visit
& find the right controller regimen for you.