Iowa Specialty Hospital

How to Control Asthma by Changing Your Lifestyle

May 17, 2017

For those who have been diagnosed with asthma and or allergies, follow these lifestyle tips to better manage symptoms:


Woman resting outdoors after exerciseDo:

  • Stop smoking
  • Lose excess weight and start a fitness program
  • Cook your own food
  • Manage your stress levels with yoga or meditation
  • Check in regularly with your doctor


Girl outdoors sneezingDon't:

  • Go to areas that allow smoking
  • Exercise outside when there are high levels of pollution, pollen, or allergens
  • Eat pre-packaged foods with allergens
  • Insert yourself into stressful situations or unnecessary conflict


For more information about how to better manage your asthma or allergies, contact Iowa Specialty Hospital & Clinics.



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