6 Tips for Preventing Asthma Flare-Ups

Be prepared for an asthma emergency.

Asthma is a complicated medical illness. My goal as a doctor is to help my patients  become as good at managing their asthma as I am. While you are not a physician, there are many things that you can do to stay out of your doctor’s office, emergency room, or the hospital.



THIS CONTENT DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE. This content is provided for informational purposes and reflects the opinions of the author. It is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of a qualified healthcare professional regarding your health. If you think you may have a medical emergency, contact your doctor immediately or call 911.


Pat Bass III, MD

Dr. Pat Bass is chief medical information officer and an associate professor of medicine and pediatrics at LSU Health- Shreveport and University Hospital. View his Healthgrades profile >

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