Talking to Your Doctor About Asthma
by Cynthia M. Johnson, MA
You have your own health history. Talk with your doctor about your risk factors and background with asthma. By talking openly and often with your doctor, you can take an active role in your care.
Tips for Getting Information
Here are some tips that will make it simpler for you to talk to your doctor:
Questions to Ask Your Doctor
About Your Risk of Getting Asthma
About Treatment Options
About Lifestyle Changes
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Last reviewed September 2020 by EBSCO Medical Review Board Daniel A. Ostrovsky, MD
Last Updated: 8/25/2019
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