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= Why is your attitude toward asthma a risk factor?
+ Ways to improve asthma attitudes: Overview
+ Ways to improve asthma attitudes: Details
+ Background on asthma attitudes as a risk factor for asthma
+ Resources for further information on asthma attitudes

Why is your attitude toward asthma a risk factor?

Studies have shown that people who have confidence in their ability to manage their asthma tend to have fewer problems or complications than people who feel like they have little control over their asthma. While it is natural that you may feel like you can do little to help your child's asthma, it is important for you to learn as much as you can about asthma so that you can build your confidence and encourage your child.

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