Asthma attack, what should I do?

Is there what in asthma attacks?

Asthma attacks can be urgent or slow. Most of them will show anxiety, depression or panic, shortness of breath, cough, wheezing, pale and sweating, lips, earlobes and fingers will turn purple due to lack of oxygen, and in more serious cases, patients will be unconscious.

What should I do when asthma attacks?

You must first dial 120 emergency calls.

When waiting for an ambulance, necessary first aid measures shall be taken according to the patient’s condition.

  • When the patient’s consciousness is not clear:
  1. Ensure that patients are in a safe and ventilated place;

  2. Observe whether there is any reaction;

  3. Gently lift the patient’s chin upward, which will help the patient open his respiratory tract.

  4. If the patient stops breathing and heartbeat, cardiopulmonary resuscitation shall be carried out immediately.

  5. Waiting for the ambulance to arrive.

    When the patient’s symptoms are mild and his consciousness is clear:
  1. Ensure that patients are in a safe and ventilated place;

  2. Help patients maintain comfortable postures, such as sitting and leaning forward;

  3. Comfort the patient and tell him to take a deep breath slowly.

  4. Asthma patients usually carry asthma spray with them. Its appearance is [L], which can help patients find it and hand it to him for use.

Note: When the symptoms are serious, the patient may inhale spray continuously, but excessive use of drugs may also endanger life. You should keep in touch with 120 doctors by telephone for guidance.

How to prevent asthma attack?

Once diagnosed with asthma, one must be prepared to fight the disease for a long time.

Step 1 Avoid incentives

Long-term control to avoid asthma attacks is the top priority. The allergens of each asthmatic patient may not be exactly the same. You can go to the hospital to determine the allergens through allergy tests. Keep in mind and avoid these factors in your life.

Common inducing factors include: food containing allergens, supercooled drinks, animal fur, chemical fibers, irritant odors, dust mites, pollen, mold, air pollutants, chemical irritants, etc.

2. Surveillance of illness

Learn to monitor the changes of your illness at home and keep an asthma diary, which can help you judge when or when you come into contact with what will increase the risk of asthma attack.

Step 3: Carry medication

In life, we should stick to regular medication according to the doctor’s advice. At the same time, we should carry drugs with us. In case of warning, we should be more vigilant. When the disease occurs, we should know simple self-treatment and master the use and inhalation technology of antiasthmatic drugs.

Step 4 Exercise appropriately

Can choose appropriate exercise, strengthen physique. After getting asthma, not can’t exercise, symptom control is good, choose appropriate exercise instead will enhance immunity, reduce the onset. Before exercise, do appropriate warm-up, 15 ~ 20 minutes before the start, should inhale asthma drugs, prevent exercise asthma attack.