Asthma is a disease that causes swelling and blockage of the airways that bring air from the nose and mouth to the lungs.

Print out this action plan (PDF page 1, PDF page 2) and use to monitor you asthma. Bring it with you to your doctor appointments -- this information will be very useful in assisting him/her to assess your condition.

Print this document  out and use to keep track of your Asthma symptoms. Don't forget to bring with you when you visit the doctor.

Community Support Groups across Canada (Primarily the Lung Assc and Allergy/Asthma Assc)

Allergy/Asthma Information Association

Suite 750 30 Eglinton Ave. West

Asthma Check from the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI). 

Just answer yes or no to these questions.

1. When I walk or play hard with friends, I have trouble breathing or I cough. Yes__   No__

If you've been told your child has asthma, or if your child has trouble breathing when running or playing hard, take this simple Kids' Asthma Check.

 

Print out this page and fill in the answers once a month. Keep track of your progress to get an idea of how well your treatment is progressing.

Score each: Not at all, Mildly, Moderately, Severely, Very Severely.

Day care, older siblings help protect children against asthma.

A Greek study finds that this symptom showed up in children whose disorder hadn't yet been diagnosed

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