Asthma

Let's Kick Asthma! 
Asthma is a disease that affects your lungs. It is one of the most common long-term diseases of children, but adults can have asthma, too.
Learn about the symptoms, diagnosis, treatments, living with asthma and more.

Click on the resource links below for more information 


Kick Asthma 
A brochure covering: Tips For Taking Control of Asthma · Having an Asthma Action Plan · Avoiding Asthma Triggers · Using Controller Medication  Source: New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Other Languages: SpanishChinese

   



Living with Asthma
Learn how to control asthma, types of asthma medication, developing an asthma action plan, using a peak flow meter.




My Child Has Asthma - A Pocket Guide For Parents  
A small booklet on:  Keeping asthma under control  · Asthma medications · Your child's asthma action plan · Your child's asthma trigger and symptoms · Keeping your child active · Emergency situations and more Source: New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Other Languages: Spanish


Bronchodilators
Bronchodilators are quick relief medicines –  they temporarily relieve asthma symptoms, but they do not reduce or prevent the swelling inside the airways that causes the symptoms. Learn more about different types, how to use them, and the side effects. 





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