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Living with Asthma
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Living with asthma

Management of children (and adults) with asthma means the removal (or at least strictly limiting) triggers that cause their asthma symptoms. Management of asthma means looking for triggers and avoiding them as much as possible.

The most common asthma triggers that cause allergic (extrinsic) asthma are:


The most common asthma triggers that cause non-allergic (intrinsic) asthma are:

General management tips for asthma

Any nutritional supplements that are being used should be discussed with the family doctor (or paediatrician) to ensure it does not conflict with medications that have been prescribed.


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  Last reviewed: 7 October 2007 || Last updated: 3 January 2009


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NOTE: Mega doses of any type of vitamin, mineral, amino acid or herbal supplement cannot cure illnesses and in fact can be very dangerous and produce toxic side effects and interfere with medicine you are taking. Always ensure you consult your doctor before taking any type of complementary supplements.
Disclaimer: This guide is not intended to be used for diagnostic or prescriptive purposes. For any treatment or diagnosis of illness, please see your doctor.


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