Latest Posts from Amanda Pieper

What I Wish People Knew About Asthma

What I Wish People Knew About Asthma

Asthma isn’t uncommon, so it’s easy to assume it’s an understood chronic illness. But the truth is, there are a few things that only ...

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Coping with Asthma and Illness at the Same Time

Coping with Asthma and Illness at the Same Time

Asthma and the flu go hand-in-hand. A cold or flu can trigger an asthma flare-up before you know it. So, it's important to try to stay healthy and to know ...

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Asking for Help When You Have Asthma

Asking for Help When You Have Asthma

When it comes to getting help with asthma, there are two situations in which you might find yourself reaching out to others (or wanting to) ...

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What’s an Asthma Flare-Up and How Does it Feel?

What’s an Asthma Flare-Up and How Does it Feel?

You may have heard someone say they're having an asthma flare-up and wondered what that actually means. While an asthma flare-up isn't a medical ...

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How to Explain Asthma to Family and Friends

How to Explain Asthma to Family and Friends

For someone with asthma, it can be challenging to navigate certain social situations. It seems we’re independently avoiding things that may bring ...

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What I Would Tell Someone Recently Diagnosed with Asthma

What I Would Tell Someone Recently Diagnosed with Asthma

If someone came to me today and told me they were just diagnosed with asthma, I would have to take a step back and think about the best way ...

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