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How to Handle an Asthma Attack - Help and Advice From Our 24-Hour Doctor for Asthma Attacks From Torremolinos to Sotogrande


24-Hour Doctor for Asthma Attacks From Torremolinos to Sotogrande

Having an asthma attack can be a scary experience, but if you're on the right medication, your risk of an attack should be minimal. Make sure you have an asthma check-up once a year to keep on top of your prescriptions, and you should find yourself suffering from fewer or even no attacks at all. However, we understand that sometimes, attacks still happen. Our 24-hour doctor for asthma attacks from Torremolinos to Sotogrande is on hand to help when asthma attacks strike.

 

What To Do If You Have an Asthma Attack

If you think you are having an asthma attack, there are several things you should do immediately.

  1. Sit upright and try to take slow, steady breaths. Do not lie down as this could be extra pressure on your lungs.
  2. Try to remain calm to avoid making things worse.
  3. Take a puff of your reliever inhaler (usually the blue one) every 30 to 60 seconds, up to a maximum of 10 puffs.
  4. If your symptoms do not get any better, call our 24-hour doctor service for asthma attacks from Torremolinos to Sotogrande for emergency attention.  
  5. If our 24-hour doctor service for asthma attacks from Torremolinos to Sotogrande has not arrived within 15 minutes, repeat step 2.
  6. If you need to go to the hospital, try to make sure you can take your medication details with you.


If your condition improves and you do not need to call an ambulance, you will need to arrange to visit from our 24-hour doctor service for asthma attacks from Torremolinos to Sotogrande. The team will check you over and check you're okay. They will also chat with you about potentially changing your medications to prevent further asthma attacks.

 

What To Do If You Do not Have Your Inhaler

If you have asthma you should take your reliever inhaler with you wherever you go. However, here are six top tips from our 24-hour doctor service for asthma attacks from Torremolinos to Sotogrande.

  1. Stop whatever you're doing and sit upright so your lungs can expand fully.
  2. Try to take long, deep breaths to prevent hyperventilation.
  3. Staying calm prevents further tightening of your chest muscles and makes your breathing more comfortable.
  4. Get away from whatever it is that's potentially triggering your attack.
  5. Have a hot caffeinated beverage such as coffee as it helps open up the airways slightly.
  6. Seek emergency help from our 24-hour doctor service for asthma attacks from Torremolinos to Sotogrande.


After an Asthma Attack

Once you've recovered from your asthma attack, you should arrange an appointment with your doctor. Ideally, this should be no longer than 48 hours after your attack. If you can get a same-day appointment that would be best. This way, you can make any necessary changes to your medication as quickly as possible to prevent future asthma attacks.


If you have asthma and would like more information about our 24-hour doctor service for asthma attacks from Torremolinos to Sotogrande, give us a call.