Published May 1, 1997
by Little, Brown .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||256|
american lung association family guide to asthma and allergies hardcover – january 1, by Norman H. Edelman (Author)/5(2). American Lung Association Family Guide to Asthma and Allergies shows you how to manage asthma and allergies and lead an active, healthy life. You'll learn how you and your children can identify and avoid asthma and allergy triggers at home and at school. This book provides lots of practical information and tips for families with asthma and allergies to make life easier at home, school and everywhere else. The American Lung Association worked with leading experts in the fields of asthma and allergies to come up with accurate and easy-to-read information for the whole : American Lung Association, Edelman, Norman Edelman. The American Lung Association's Open Airways For Schools program is designed to teach children ages 8 to 11 years to manage their asthma and lead healthier, active lives. Is your child ready to self-carry? People with asthma should have a quick-relief inhaler with them at all times in case they start to have trouble breathing.
Watch this American Lung Association video to learn the correct way to use your Twisthaler® asthma inhaler. Pursed Lip Breathing [video] Learn how to use pursed lip breathing to help with shortness of breath from COPD, asthma or other lung diseases with the American Lung Association. Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America South Clark Street Suite , Arlington, VA Phone: ASTHMA (). Continuing Education for Health Care Professionals. Asthma Management Education Online (AME-O) Contact Hours for Respiratory Therapists and Nurses This online course is presented by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) for health care professionals who teach and care for patients with asthma. Both the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the American Lung Association recommend air filtration for people with allergies and asthma, but not as a solution by itself.
Allergy testing may help you identify your triggers. Your healthcare provider can help you recognize what makes your asthma worse, and help find simple solutions to reduce and avoid asthma triggers. With your provider's help, you can create an asthma or allergy management plan to help keep you feeling healthy, active and well controlled. The American Lung Association is committed to supporting those affected by asthma. We offer a variety of resources and information about the disease. Check out some of our key asthma support and education resources featured below. Or scroll down to explore our entire asthma section. Asthma Basics; Managing Asthma. The American Lung Association of the Upper Midwest Fulfillment Center Site serves Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin. If you are located in one of the states above and would like to place an order for educational brochures, please contact Stacie Cook at or email. Ally & Andy’s Awesome Asthma and Allergy Activities. This coloring and activity book gives children and families a basic understanding of asthma and food allergies. It is a fun way for children to learn how to know common asthma triggers. It also helps them learn how to manage their asthma and food allergies.