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Live well with asthma: Peak flow meters

Even when you feel like you are breathing well, a peak flow meter can alert you to changes in your lung function. You may see a drop in peak flow numbers even before you have asthma symptoms (like coughing or wheezing). This device can help you manage your asthma and may reduce the number and severity of asthma flare-ups.

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Monitor your asthma with a diary

Keeping a diary of your asthma symptoms can help you (or your chlid) and your health care provider monitor your asthma and update your daily treatment plan.

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Parenting a child with asthma is no picnic

Watching your child have an asthma attack, or even just symptoms, can be frightening. Keep your kids safe by planning ahead.

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