Asthma and Allergies Symptom Test


Find out if you are at risk

Asthma and allergies affect millions of people and some don’t even know it. If you sometimes have trouble taking a good deep breath, cough at night or have a stuffy or runny nose and itchy eyes, take this simple test. Your results will point you toward resources to help you feel good all day and sleep well at night.

1. When I walk or do simple chores, I have trouble breathing or I cough.
2. When I perform heavier work, such as walking up hills and stairs or doing chores that involve lifting, I have trouble breathing or I cough.
3. Sometimes I avoid exercising or taking part in sports like jogging, swimming, tennis or aerobics because I have trouble breathing or I cough.
4. I have been unable to sleep through the night without coughing attacks or shortness of breath.
5. Sometimes I can’t catch a good, deep breath.
6. Sometimes I make wheezing sounds in my chest.
7. Sometimes my chest feels tight.
8. Sometimes I cough a lot.
9. Dust, pollen or pets make my breathing more difficult.
10. My eyes get itchy, teary, puffy or burn.
11. I have problems with an itchy, runny or stuffy nose.
12. Cold weather makes my breathing more difficult.
13. My breathing problem gets worse when I’m around tobacco smoke, fumes or strong odors.
14. When I catch a cold, it often goes into my chest.
15. I had one or more emergency visits to a doctor in the last year because of breathing problems.
16. I had one or more overnight hospitalizations due to breathing problems in the last year.
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