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How can you manage your stress with asthma?

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  • Learn to change thought patterns that produce stress.
  • Identify the major stressors in your life and try to resolve them.
  • Try to avoid situations that trigger stress for you.
  • Exercise.
  • Get plenty of sleep.
  • Eat a healthy diet.
  • Delegate responsibly.
  • Seek support.
  • Practice relaxation techniques

From: Stress and Asthma WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:  American Academy of Family Physicians: "Stress: How to Cope Better with Life's Challenges." The National Women's Health Information Center: "Stress and Your Health."  Barclay, L. , June 2007.
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Reviewed by Louise Chang on April 15, 2018

SOURCES:  American Academy of Family Physicians: "Stress: How to Cope Better with Life's Challenges." The National Women's Health Information Center: "Stress and Your Health."  Barclay, L. , June 2007.
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Reviewed by Louise Chang on April 15, 2018

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