If things get worse
Find information on how to recognise worsening asthma and a step by step guide on what do in an asthma attack.
What to do in an asthma attack
This information is not designed for people on a SMART or MART medicine plan. If you are on a SMART or MART medicine plan, please speak to your GP or asthma nurse to get the correct asthma attack information.
Signs of an emergency
Using your reliever a lot.Your reliever isn't helping.It's difficult to breathe.You can't talk in full sentences.Your symptoms (chest tightness, wheezing and coughing) are worse than normal.Your peak flow reading is less than half your normal