The first Tuesday of May marks World Asthma Day.
All children and adults with Asthma should have an Asthma Action Plan.
This is a written step by step guide to help you manage and control your asthma. For more information log onto www.asthma.ie
Are you aware of the 5 Step Rule of Asthma in an emergency:
1. Take two puffs of reliever inhaler immediately
2. Sit up and stay calm
3. Take slow steady breaths
4. Take one puff of reliever inhaler every minute
5. Call 999 or 112 if symptoms do not improve after ten minutes