If you’re one of the more than 26 million Americans living with asthma, you likely know how it feels when an asthma attack starts. If you live with allergic asthma — the most common type of asthma — then your asthma symptoms are triggered by specific allergens, such as dust, mold, or pet dander.
Avoiding these triggers is a key part of preventing asthma attacks. If you don’t take steps to understand and avoid your triggers, allergic asthma can affect your health and lifestyle in a big way.
Are you doing everything you can to reduce the impact of allergic asthma on your daily life? Take this quick self-assessment to find out.