Residents in NSW are being warned to take precautions today, with fears thunderstorm asthma could hit the state. https://t.co/2UTfSnL9y0
— The Morning Show (@morningshowon7) December 4, 2016
“As we have seen with the recent events in Melbourne any serious asthma attack can be life-threatening and have tragic consequences.Act quickly if you start to have symptoms such as shortness of breath or wheezing.If you haven’t previously had a diagnosis of asthma and are experiencing regular symptoms, book in to have a review with your doctor. You may benefit from preventer medication and having an action plan for emergencies.”
- Always carry your blue reliever puffer with you
- Make sure you take your regular daily preventer, if you have been prescribed one
- Know the signs of worsening asthma and the asthma first aid steps
- If you start developing any signs of asthma, follow your personal asthma action plan, if you have one, or the asthma first aid steps
- If your asthma symptoms are rapidly worsening, call 000 and say you are having an asthma attack.