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.
As your humble RT and fellow asthmatic, I have created a list of all the different types of asthmatics. Trust me, I have met hundreds of asthmatics, even lived with a bunch of asthmatics once. See if you can spot yourself or someone you know in one or more of the following asthma types. Asthma guidelines were written for the…