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On November 15, 2010 @ 4:42 pm In
The doctor said “asthma” and all you heard were snippets after that; shock and fear took over. Later, you’re left dazed and confused after receiving well-meaning advice from family and friends and surfing the Internet.
Never fear, help is here!
Newly Diagnosed? Six Steps From Confused to Confident  — Read and/or print out this article from Allergy & Asthma Today  magazine.
Asthma Action Plan  — If you don’t have one, start here.
Anaphylaxis Action Plan  — Know symptoms to watch for and what actions to take to treat life-threatening allergic reactions. Ask your healthcare professional to help fill out this form.
Indoor AIRepair kits  — At Home, At School and At Play, developed by AANMA with funding from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
What’s Behind that Wheeze?  — AANMA takes you deep inside your lungs to understand what’s going on “when asthma happens.”
Respiratory Diseases in Children Under 5  — From our web hub for parents of babies and toddlers.
Mastering HFA Inhalers  - Step-by-step instructions.
The Language of Asthma  — Article and glossary of terms.
Article printed from Allergy and Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics: http://www.aanma.org
URL to article: http://www.aanma.org/faqs/newlydiagnosed/
URLs in this post:
 Newly Diagnosed? Six Steps From Confused to Confident: http://www.aanma.org/pdf/NewlyDiagnosed.pdf
 Allergy & Asthma Today: http://www.aanma.org/publication/aat-subscription/
 Asthma Action Plan: http://www.aanma.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/Asthma_Action_Plan.pdf
 Anaphylaxis Action Plan: http://www.aanma.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/ANAPHYLAXISACTIONPLAN1.pdf
 Indoor AIRepair kits: http://www.aanma.org/publication/indoor-air-repair-kit/
 What’s Behind that Wheeze?: http://www.aanma.org/2009/02/whatsbehind/
 Respiratory Diseases in Children Under 5: http://www.aanma.org/publication/special-pubs/welcome-to-precious-breathers/respiratory-diseases/
 Mastering HFA Inhalers: http://www.aanma.org/2009/03/mastering-hfa-inhalers-%e2%80%93-step-by-step-instructions/
 The Language of Asthma: http://www.aanma.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/Language-of-Asthma.pdf
 Recognizing the Signs of Asthma: http://www.aanma.org/2009/02/facing-the-facts-recognize-the-signs-of-asthma/
 All About Asthma Medications: http://www.aanma.org/faqs/welcome-to-precious-breathers/medicationspre/
 Nebulizers: When Only the Mist Will Do: http://www.aanma.org/2009/06/nebulizers-mis/
 Peak Flow Meters: http://www.aanma.org/2009/03/peak-flow-meters/
 Labor of Love: Nancy Sander’s story of founding AANMA in 1985: http://www.aanma.org/about-aanma/25th-anniversary/labor-of-love/
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