The key treatments for
are steroids and other anti-inflammatory drugs. These asthma drugs both help to control asthma and prevent asthma attacks.
Steroids and other anti-inflammatory drugs work by reducing inflammation, swelling, and mucus production in the airways of a person with asthma. As a result, the airways are less inflamed and less likely to react to
, allowing people with symptoms of asthma to have better control over...
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