Natural Remedies for Asthma Relief


Catherine Spader, RN

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There are many "natural remedies" on the market that claim to treat asthma and promote healthier breathing. However, few studies have looked at the safety and effectiveness of these asthma remedies. Before trying natural asthma remedies, talk to your doctor to make sure they are safe for you.

Are There Any Effective Natural Asthma Remedies?

There are a variety of natural therapies for asthma that doctors generally consider safe. These therapies may help you control your asthma as a part of your complete management plan. Your doctor may call these therapies complementary therapies or complementary and alternative medicine (CAM).

Lots of people with asthma experience symptoms when they exercise—but that doesn’t mean you should stop being active! Real asthma patients and specialists explain how exercising with asthma is crucial—you just need to be prepared and know your body.

Medical Reviewer: William C. Lloyd III, MD, FACS Last Review Date: Jan 19, 2016

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