A very important part of asthma self-management is understanding what may trigger your asthma and then controlling the triggers. Let’s begin by exploring all possible asthma triggers and identify avoidance strategies to help improve asthma control.
- Learn about asthma triggers on the following webpage: http://www.lung.org/lung-disease/asthma/taking-control-of-asthma/reduce-asthma-triggers.html
- Fill out the Asthma Triggers and Control Form or complete your own: http://action.lung.org/site/DocServer/avoid-control-asthma-triggers-en.pdf
- You should have a good understanding of triggers that make your asthma symptoms worse. Write down solutions on how you plan to help self-manage your asthma symptoms.
- Now let’s test your knowledge about strategies to control your asthma triggers. Complete the quiz, Controlling Asthma Triggers, before moving on the Module 4.
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