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Living With Asthma

Asthma Action Plan

Use this printable sheet to help reduce or prevent flare-ups and emergency department visits through day-to-day management of your child's asthma.

Asthma Diary

Use this weekly diary to record your child's asthma symptoms, peak flows, the amount of medicine taken.

Dealing With Triggers: Cockroaches

Find out how to limit exposure to cockroaches if they make your child's asthma or allergies worse.

Dealing With Triggers: Dust Mites

If dust mites make your child's asthma or allergies worse, here's how to limit exposure to them.

Dealing With Triggers: Irritants

If strong scents, smoke, and smog make your child's asthma or allergies worse, learn how to limit contact with these irritants.

Dealing With Triggers: Mold

If mold makes your child's asthma or allergies worse, learn how to limit exposure to it.

Dealing With Triggers: Pollen

If pollen makes your child's asthma or allergies worse, learn how to limit exposure it.

School and Asthma

Asthma flare-ups are the main reason kids with asthma miss school. But well-managed asthma is far less likely to result in a sick day.