Alternative medicine

CAM asthma treatments

Coping and support

Coping with the stress of allergic asthma


Allergies and asthma

Lifestyle and home remedies

Adult asthma action plan

Good asthma control requires organization. Find out how to track symptoms and adjust your medications accordingly.

Asthma-friendly products

Asthma-friendly products are becoming more popular. Find out if these products could reduce your asthma symptoms.

Exercise and chronic disease

Keeping pets when you have allergic asthma

Staying active with allergic asthma

Risk factors

Pregnancy and asthma

Secondhand smoke


Shortness of breath

Symptom Checker

Foot pain? Headache? Sore throat? Skin rash? Use the Symptom Checker to find out what's causing your symptom.


Tests and diagnosis

Asthma: Testing and diagnosis

CT scan

Nitric oxide test

Nitric oxide test — Another tool to diagnose and monitor asthma in children and adults.

Peak flow meter



Treatments and drugs

Allergic asthma treatment options

Allergy shots

Asthma inhalers

Asthma medications

Asthma treatment: 3 steps

By using a three-step approach to asthma management, you can keep your symptoms at bay, reduce flare-ups and prevent complications.

Prednisone risks, benefits

Oct. 17, 2015