Sleep and asthma

7) Asthma warning signs at night


  • Remember if your child’s asthma is getting out of control or an attack is coming on, an early sign may be waking at night with coughing or wheezing.
  • Follow your child’s action plan, give them 5 puffs of their blue reliever inhaler and check to see if it helps and how long for.
  • Seek medical advice day or night if you  think your child may be having an asthma attack

For more information on recognising the signs of asthma in your child see the topic ‘Warning signs of an asthma attack‘.

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