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Warning Signs of Asthma Episodes

Asthma episodes rarely occur without warning. These warning signs are not the same for everyone, you may have different signs at different times. By knowing your warning signs and taking the correct action, you may be able to avoid more severe asthma episodes.

Take a moment to think about your last asthma episode. Did you have any of the following signs?

  • Chronic cough, especially at night
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Chest feels tight or hurts
  • Fast breathing
  • Out of breath with simple activities like walking, talking
  • Tired
  • Itchy, watery or glassy eyes
  • Itchy, scratchy or sore throat
  • Sneezing
  • Head stuffy
  • Headache
  • Fever
  • Restlessness
  • Runny nose
  • Change in face color
  • Dark circles under eyes
  • Drop in peak flow readings

What do you think are your most common warning signs?

 

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