Health Tip: Traveling Despite Asthma and Allergies
(HealthDay News) -- Traveling can expose you to new triggers for allergies and asthma, but planning ahead can help you breathe a bit easier while you're away.
The American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology offers these travel suggestions:
Pack your asthma and allergy meds in carry-on bags, and keep them in their original containers.
Continue to take your medications on schedule as directed by your doctor.
Prepare for potential problems, such as food allergies.
Keep contact information for your allergist and an emergency contact handy.
If possible, find an allergist at your travel destination.