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What is included in an asthma action plan?

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Your asthma action plan should include the following:

  • Contact information for your asthma health care provider
  • A list of asthma medications you take, how often you take them, and how much you take (dosage)
  • A list of asthma triggers (substances or behaviors that make breathing more difficult)
  • A description of three "zones" of asthma control: green (the best), yellow (control is worsening), and red (medical alert stage).

From: Asthma Support WebMD Medical Reference

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Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America: "Educational Support Groups."

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on July 07, 2018

SOURCES:

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America: "Educational Support Groups."

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on July 07, 2018

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