Get informed and get your asthma under control

Make a Pledge Now

Welcome to Make Asthma Personal

Is your asthma holding you back from conquering some of your life goals?

Add your name to our pledge wall and join other people living in Ireland who want to take steps to manage their asthma more effectively.

Explore the website to find out more about how you can create your own personal asthma management plan, learn more about asthma, and especially don't forget to download a pledge pack to help you on your journey to managing your asthma more effectively.

The Make Your Asthma Personal Toolkit has lots of information about how you can manage your asthma - why not have a look?


The Asthma Control Test

If you are unsure of the level of control you have over your asthma the Asthma Control Test (ACT) is available. Take control of your asthma, by understanding your symptoms and triggers. Using this test you will be able to understand your level of control over your asthma symptoms.


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Make a Pledge

In order to take the next steps to manage your asthma, look to the future and think of what you can achieve by taking a more personal approach to your asthma. Why wait?

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    People all around Ireland are pledging to make their asthma more personal.

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    Make and share a pledge that is both realistic and achievable.

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    Is there a particular goal or activity you want to achieve, but are lacking in confidence, and don't think you can, because you have asthma?

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    You are not alone. The good news is that people are taking steps towards meeting personal challenges and improving their lives. Take the next step in making a difference.

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    Focus on something that matters to you, and make your pledge to do everything within your power to make it happen, in partnership with your healthcare professional.

  • Only your first name and pledge are required! Now is the time to inspire yourself and others to achieve new goals - go ahead and make your pledge!

Make your Personal Pledge

 
   
 
   
 

Asthma Pledge Pack

Pledge Pack

Now that you've made your pledge, there are some helpful materials that, in conversation with your healthcare professional, you can use to manage your asthma more personally and effectively. These will hopefully help you on your journey to meeting your goals!


Your Asthma Management Plan

In order to create your personalised asthma action plan, with your healthcare professional, please visit the Asthma Society of Ireland page below.


Your Make Asthma Personal Toolkit

This toolkit is designed to allow you, in conversation with your healthcare professional, to take responsibility for your health, and understand how your asthma is impacting your daily life.

It's important to think about how you can manage your asthma more effectively and more personally.

This toolkit is here to encourage you, in consultation with your healthcare professional, to take proactive steps to take control of the management of your asthma.


Asthma Control Test (ACT)

The ACT can be used at least once a month to score how well your asthma is being controlled. It takes less than a minute to complete.

Asthma control test
Asthma control test

Preparing for Your Doctor's Appointment:

  • Be prepared: Before your appointment, list items you want to discuss about your condition with your healthcare professional, and any changes you have experienced in your condition.
  • Be confident. Don't be afraid to ask questions. This will help you understand what is happening with your condition.
  • Think about your symptoms so you are prepared for discussion with your healthcare professional.

Disclaimer

This is not intended as a substitute for consultation with your healthcare professional, if you have any concerns or require further information, please talk to your healthcare professional. Do not change your medication without first consulting a healthcare professional.