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Health Tip: When Asthma Doesn't Improve

HealthDay News
by -- Diana Kohnle
Updated: Apr 20th 2017

(HealthDay News) -- If you've followed your asthma treatment plan without improvement, it's time to have a conversation with your doctor.

The American Academy of Family Physicians suggests asking:

  • If you could have another illness with similar symptoms. Your doctor may perform additional tests.
  • If there is something environmental that's triggering your symptoms, such as dust mites, animal dander, mold or exercise.
  • If your symptoms worsen at work, what might be responsible?
  • If you should try a different medication.



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Sarah Dinklage, LICSW
Executive Director

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Charles Cudworth, MA
Director, SAS

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Leigh Reposa, MSW, LICSW
Program Manager
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Colleen Judge, LMHC                  Manager, SAS
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Kathleen Sullivan
Manager, Community Prevention
ksullivan@risas.org


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