Asthma is a chronic lung condition that affects children and adults leading to missed work and decreased quality of life. Sandra A. Ho, MD offers solutions for your asthma issues by expertly diagnosing and tailoring treatment based on your needs. Don’t wait, schedule an appointment today with our online booking tool.
What are symptoms of asthma?
Shortness of breath
What are common triggers of asthma?
How do you diagnose Asthma?
A thorough history and physical will be carried out by Dr. Ho and pulmonary function testing may be done to evaluate the function of the lungs. Family history and occupation will also be assessed. Lastly response or lack of response to previously treatments are key to a diagnosis of asthma.
How is asthma treated?
Treatment will be determined by the frequency and severity of symptoms. Those with occasional symptoms may benefit from an as needed inhaler. Those with daily symptoms may need other inhalers with anti-inflammatory medication and the most severe cases may require injectable biologic medications. Dr. Ho will devise an appropriate effective treatment for your specific needs.
If you are unsure that you have asthma or need management to get your asthma under control, don’t wait, schedule an appointment today with Sandra A. Ho, MD at Avant Allergy in Los Angeles, California.