Asthma Education at Seven Oaks General HospitalSome Common Asthma Triggers

Asthma is a chronic lung disease with two primary components: Swelling inside the airways (breathing tubes) and muscle tightness around the airways. Symptoms include coughing, wheezing, shortness of breath, and chest tightness.  There are resource to help you learn manage asthma including the Community Respiratory Education Centre at Wellness Institute.

About Asthma

Common Asthma Triggers

Asthma Management Continuum

My Action Plan (from the Canadian Lung Association)

Canadian Respiratory Guidelines

Useful Links:

Seven Oaks Wellness Institute Community Respiratory Education Centre

Thompson Childrens Hospital Asthma Education Centre at Health Sciences Centre)

Manitoba Lung Association

Environment Canada Air Quality health Index