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Don’t let asthma symptoms stop you from enjoying the moment

Asthma inhaler – symptoms creep up gradually

Asthma symptoms can get in the way of everyday life – which is why you shouldn’t put up with them. Sometimes they can creep up so gradually, you don’t even notice how much they’re affecting you.5,6 Before long, wheezing when you exercise, or waking in the night with a tight chest becomes your “normal”.5

Three of four people think their asthma is controlled

In fact, almost three out of four people who think their asthma is controlled, may actually just be ignoring symptoms – accepting them as “normal” rather than speaking to their doctor.7

Take action – talk to your doctor

Sound familiar? If so, it’s definitely time to take action. After all, symptoms can be a sign that your asthma is not controlled.8 So don’t wait for them to strike – talk to your doctor about daily treatment today.7

Is your asthma well controlled?

If you’re concerned about your asthma, speak to your doctor about daily treatment. The asthma control test (ACT) is a helpful way to see how asthma symptoms are affecting your everyday life.9 Click on the link below to get the results in seconds – and be sure to share them with your doctor.

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    5. Fletcher M, Hiles D. Prim Care Respir J 2013;22:431–438.
    6. Chapman KR, et al. Thorax 2010;65:747–752.
    7. Woodcock A, et al. Lancet 2017;290:2247–2255.
    8. GINA. Global strategy for asthma management and prevention, 2020. Available at: www.ginasthma.org. Accessed April 2021.
    9. Asthma Control Test. Available at: http://www.asthmacontroltest.com. Accessed April 2021.