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How does keeping a diary of your symptoms help manage your eosinophilic asthma?

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Keeping a journal of how you feel throughout the day can help improve your quality of life. The list of symptoms becomes data that can guide your doctor’s decisions about your treatment. It also can help pinpoint triggers that may set off your eosinophilic asthma flares, so that you can better manage your symptoms.

SOURCES:

American Partnership for Eosinophilic Disorders: “Eosinophilic Asthma.”

Chih-Yin Yeh, board-certified allergist and immunologist, Atlanta.

Cleveland Clinic: “Asthma Management: Management and Treatment.”

Current Medical Research and Opinion: “Primary care of asthma: new options for severe

eosinophilic asthma,” “Asthma.”

Global Initiative for Asthma: “Asthma in adults: Creating an asthma action plan,” “Improvement in Asthma Control Using a Minimally Burdensome and Proactive Smartphone Application.”

KidsHealth: “What's an Asthma Action Plan?”

Mayo Clinic: “Asthma in adults: Creating an asthma action plan.”

Nationwide Children’s: “Asthma Symptom Diary.”

PropellerHealth.com.

The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice: “Improvement in Asthma Control Using a Minimally Burdensome and Proactive Smartphone Application.”

Reviewed by Hansa D. Bhargava on February 27, 2020

SOURCES:

American Partnership for Eosinophilic Disorders: “Eosinophilic Asthma.”

Chih-Yin Yeh, board-certified allergist and immunologist, Atlanta.

Cleveland Clinic: “Asthma Management: Management and Treatment.”

Current Medical Research and Opinion: “Primary care of asthma: new options for severe

eosinophilic asthma,” “Asthma.”

Global Initiative for Asthma: “Asthma in adults: Creating an asthma action plan,” “Improvement in Asthma Control Using a Minimally Burdensome and Proactive Smartphone Application.”

KidsHealth: “What's an Asthma Action Plan?”

Mayo Clinic: “Asthma in adults: Creating an asthma action plan.”

Nationwide Children’s: “Asthma Symptom Diary.”

PropellerHealth.com.

The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice: “Improvement in Asthma Control Using a Minimally Burdensome and Proactive Smartphone Application.”

Reviewed by Hansa D. Bhargava on February 27, 2020

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