Asthma is a chronic condition and it is always sensible to follow your doctors advice. Here are some alternative suggestions to try.
Buteyko Breathing Method
This has shown to reduce the need for inhalers, It takes practice and time to learn but the results can be dramatic.
Has been shown to reduce inflammation.
Plenty of fresh fruit and vegetables especially apples contain antioxidants and can help lessen the number of attacks. Try to avoid dairy, meat, egg yolks and shellfish as these can cause inflammation.
Keeping fit can help to reduce the symptoms.
Some people find that drinking black ordinary tea during an attack can help.