Even when an asthma patient is symptom-free, it is still very important to take their medications. Taking inhaled corticosteroids work better than any other asthma medicine at controlling chronic inflammation in the airways of asthmatics.
By now, you have almost certainly heard that our current flu seaon looks as though it's going to be a tough one. I can attest to that! I had my annual flu shot in October of 2014. So did my daughter and my husband. Nevertheless, all three of us came down with the flu during the holidays. My case was the worst, perhaps because I also have asthma. I…