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Asthma

10 Essential Asthma Terms You Should Know

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Asthma


Allergen


Trigger


Asthma Action Plan


Inflammation


Metered Dose Inhaler (MDI)


Dry Powder Inhaler (DPI)


Rescue medication


Controller medication


Peak Flow Meter


Kathi  MacNaughton

Kathi MacNaughton

@kathihealth

Kathi is an experienced consumer health education writer, with a prior career in nursing that spanned more than 30 years — much of it in the field of home health care. Over the past 15 years, she's been an avid contributor for a number of consumer health websites, specializing in asthma, allergy, and COPD. She writes not only as a healthcare professional, but also as a lifelong sufferer of severe allergies and mild asthma, and as a caregiver for her mother with COPD.