Your 3-Step Asthma Attack Action Plan

A woman using an inhaler(BlackDoctor.org) — Once you’re in the middle of an asthma attack, struggling for breath, the last thing you’ll want to trouble yourself with is trying to remember your doctor’s phone number or figuring out just where you put your rescue medication. Thinking ahead of time and developing a personalized asthma action plan can reduce your stress and provide you with a sense of control over an asthma attack if one develops.

Create Your Own Asthma Attack Action Plan

1. Work With Your Doctor

First, you need to work with your doctor to develop a flowchart of the medications you should take in response to your symptoms.