The Carolina Asthma & Allergy Center Pollen and Mold Counter will return February 15, 2020.
The usual starting point is a visit to your doctor for a physical exam. This appointment will probably include:
There are two kinds of medicines that are prescribed to treat asthma:
Maintenance medications such as anti-inflammatory drugs help to prevent and reduce inflammation and swelling of the airways. They are an important part of long-term management of asthma symptoms. Long-acting bronchodilators are also available for the long-term control of daytime symptoms, nocturnal asthma, and exercise-induced bronchospasm (EIB). Quick-relief, or “rescue” medications such as short-acting bronchodilators help provide rapid relief to relax muscles around the airways.