Reducing Your Risk of Asthma
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Scientists do not know how to prevent asthma because the cause is unknown.
For information on reducing the severity of asthma attacks, as well as reducing your exposure to allergens, see ]]>lifestyle changes to manage asthma]]> .
American Lung Association website. Available at: http://www.lungusa.org/site/pp.asp?c=dvLUK9O0E&b=22542 . Accessed July 2008.
March of Dimes website. Available at: http://www.marchofdimes.com/ . Accessed July 2008.
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute website. Available at: http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/ . Accessed July 2008.
Last reviewed September 2009 by ]]>Christine Colpitts, CRT, MA]]>
Please be aware that this information is provided to supplement the care provided by your physician. It is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. CALL YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER IMMEDIATELY IF YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.
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