Asthma cannot be cured but it can be managed well with a number of treatment options aimed at relieving the symptoms and preventing the occurrence of severe asthma attacks. You can also read specific articles like management of asthma in children home remedies for asthma drugs for asthma and useful tips to prevent asthma. What can I do to prevent an asthma attack? Limit exposure to allergens Avoid pets with fur or feathers in the house or keep them outdoors. Use an air conditioner with a clean air filter. When pollen counts are high stay indoors as far as possible.