TRAVEL CHECK LIST FOR ASTHMATICS

Irish Independent - Health & Living - - UPDATE -

PEO­PLE who have asthma are ad­vised to pre­pare for a trip four to six weeks be­fore travel. Is­sues to con­sider in­clude: asthma health check asthma trig­gers air travel travel im­mu­ni­sa­tion travel in­sur­ance Be­fore you travel, re­view your per­sonal asthma ac­tion plan and make sure it’s up-to-date. If you don’t have a per­sonal asthma ac­tion plan, now is the time to get one. It will al­low you to recog­nise de­te­ri­o­rat­ing asthma and al­ter your treat­ment to stay well. Find out how you can get med­i­cal help — such as a lo­cal am­bu­lance or doc­tor — if nec­es­sary, at your des­ti­na­tion. The Asthma So­ci­ety of Ire­land’s free pa­tient ad­vice line is on 1800 44 54 64.

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