Asthma Attacks

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Mild Symptoms

mild symptoms: 
 -Feeling breathless (you may gasp for breath)
 -A tight chest, like a band tightening around it
 -Wheezing, which makes a whistling sound when you breaht
-Coughing, particularly at night and early morning
 -Attacks triggered by exercise, exposure to allergens and other triggers

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when symptoms get worst..

when symptoms gets worst.. 
 -You get more wheezy, tight chested or breathless
-The reliever inhaler is not helping as much as usual
-There is a drop in your peak expiratory flow

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server symptoms


      Severe symptoms…
-The reliever inhaler, which is usually blue, does not help symptoms at all.
-The symptoms of wheezing, coughing, tight chest are severe and constant
-You are too breathless to speak
-Your pulse is racing.
-You feel agitated or restless. 
-Your lips or fingernails look blue

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- reasure them and help them relax
-encourage them to use there inhaler if its available if the attack is bad help them
- ask them to breathe slowly and deeply
- if the attack doesnt stop tell them to take more of there inhaler
- call 99 if its really bad

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