Home > Medical > Asthma > Tools Is your asthma under control? All sections in Tools » Fitness » Diet » Mind » Medical » General Is your asthma under control? If you're asthmatic and on medication it's a good idea to monitor your condition every couple of months. That way you'll be able to provide your doctor with valuable feedback when next you visit him. Answer True or False to the following questions: When I'm busy around the house completing simple chores, I cough and struggle to breathe. TrueFalse I don't enjoy exercising as I always end up coughing a lot and I can't catch my breath. TrueFalse When I walk up stairs or do hard manual work in the garden, I cough frequently and find it difficult to breathe. TrueFalse I never seem to have an uninterrupted night's sleep as my frequent coughing often wakes me up. TrueFalse I struggle to take a deep breath. If I try, I end up coughing. TrueFalse At times my chest feels tight and I wheeze. TrueFalse I cough a lot. TrueFalse My asthma gets worse at particular times of the year, especially when the pollen count is high. TrueFalse My symptoms get worse when I'm near somebody who smokes or wears strong perfume. TrueFalse I struggle to breathe and feel my chest closing up when I pick up a cat or stroke the neighbour's dog. TrueFalse My asthma is definitely worse during a cold snap TrueFalse I use my inhaler device often. Sometimes I wonder if I'm using it too much. TrueFalse My medication doesn't seem to be controlling my asthma. TrueFalse I don't like the side effects of my medication. TrueFalse Asthma seems to control my life. I don't control it. TrueFalse I get upset when I think about how much I'm missing out on. Having asthma stops me from doing a lot of the activities I would like to do. TrueFalse I've had to rush to the emergency unit more than once this year because I've struggled to breathe. TrueFalse During this last year I've been hospitalised overnight due to asthma or breathing difficulties. TrueFalse Diet Tools Fitness Tools General Tools Medical Tools Mind Tools Am I eating correctly to lose weight? Am I eating correctly to stabilise my blood sugar levels? Am I eating right for my diabetes? Am I eating right to improve insulin resistance? Am I eating to control PMS? Am I eating to optimise my health? Am I eating to optimise my pregnancy? Am I eating to prevent heartburn? Am I eating too much fat? Am I eating too much sugar? Am I feeding my baby correctly? Am I healthy for breastfeeding? Are you at risk for developing osteoporosis? Are you eating correctly to control headaches? Are you ready for weight loss? Burn-o-meter Calcium calculator Calorie counter Do I need a vitamin C supplement? Glycaemic index tool Is my toddler eating properly? Is my vegetarian diet balanced? Is your diet doomed to failure? Is your diet heart-healthy? Micronutrient reference tool Are you a rugby addict? Find your workout personality Flexibility test Push-up test Sit-up test Step test for endurance Target heart rate calculator Are you happily single? Are you practical? Are you ready to have a baby? Are you ready to quit smoking? Are you still wasting time on sibling rivalry? Can you save a life? Check your health IQ Is my girlfriend pregnant? Is this relationship going to work? More than friends? Ready for sex? Rogue's gallery Test your sex toy IQ What kind of friend are you? Would you survive disaster? Your sun sense Am I at risk for hypertension? Am I at risk of COPD? Am I nearing menopause? Are you at risk for erectile dysfunction? Are you at risk for prostate cancer? Are you eating correctly to control headaches? Assess your diabetes risk Assess your risk for foot problems Assess your risk for HIV/Aids Check your COPD facts Could I have high cholesterol? Could you be using the wrong painkillers? Do you suffer from erectile dysfunction? Erectile function index Find out: is it a cold, sinusitis or flu? Heading for a heart attack? How healthy is your prostate? How much do you know about menopause? Is my heartburn serious? Is your asthma under control? Quiz: is plastic surgery right for you? Test your knowledge on HIV/Aids Why am I so tired? Are you a hypochondriac? Are you a sex addict? Are you ambitious? Are you depressed? Are you honest? Are you ready for sex? Assess your stress Blood alcohol test Could you be bipolar? Daily activities and social independence test Do I have OCD? Do you have a problem with alcohol? IQ test advertisement From our sponsors Your retirement - a healthy mindset So many people, why so alone? You can still enjoy the sweet things in life Take the sugar test, it could save your life.