Asthma Lifestyle Management Make an Appointment Refer a Patient Ask a Question Reviewed by David Tinkelman, MD (April 01, 2012) How does asthma affect your day-to-day activities? Learn some great tools to help you take control and manage your asthma every day. General Tools for Managing Asthma There are some general tools to help manage your asthma, including an asthma action plan and a peak flow meter. Learn more about general asthma tools. Nutrition Management for Asthma Good nutrition is important for people with asthma, so you should know how to avoid foods that trigger asthma symptoms. Learn more about nutrition management for asthma. Exercise & Asthma Exercise can cause asthma symptoms in some people; however, that does not mean these people have to avoid their favorite activities. Learn more about exercise-induced asthma. Environmental Management for Asthma Things in your immediate environment, such as tobacco smoke, air pollution, pets, and even the air inside your home can affect your asthma. Learn more about environmental management for asthma. Asthma in the Fall Autumn is a time for increased exposure to things that can aggravate asthma, but there are ways to cope. Learn more about asthma in the fall. Asthma Treatment Air Pollution & Asthma Through the Generations Clinical Trials For more than 100 years, National Jewish Health has been committed to finding new treatments and cures for diseases. Search our clinical trials.