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10 questions to ask your GP about asthma

After getting a diagnosis of asthma, a person will have lots of questions. It can be hard to remember everything you wanted to ask during an appointment with a doctor or asthma specialist. Here are some suggestions.

  • What is asthma?
  • What are the causes of asthma?
  • Are there lifestyle habits I can change to get some asthma relief and reduce my risk of an asthma attack?
  • What kinds of asthma tests will I need?
  • How do I use an asthma inhaler?
  • Are there some natural asthma therapies I can use along with asthma medications?
  • Is it safe to exercise with asthma?
  • How can an asthma action plan guide me in treating daily symptoms?
  • Does stress trigger asthma?
  • Are you aware of any asthma support groups?
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Medically Reviewed by Dr Rob Hicks on November 15, 2016

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