Stages of Asthma

Stage 1 or intermittent asthma: This group of children has symptoms no more than two times a week, do not have problems in-between flare-ups, and only have short flare-ups from a few hours to a few days. Night-time symptoms occur less than two times a month.

Stage 2 or mild persistent: This group of children has symptoms more than two times a week, but not daily, and may have activity levels affected by the flare-ups. Night-time symptoms occur greater than two times a month, but no more than once per week.

Stage 3 or moderate persistent: This group of children has symptoms every day, use their rescue medication every day and may have activity levels affected by the flare-ups. Night-time symptoms occur greater than one time a week.

Stage 4 or severe persistent: This group of children has symptoms multiple times per day, have a decrease in their physical activity and have frequent flare-ups. Night-time symptoms occur frequently.

  • Track 1-1 Mild Intermittent Asthma
  • Track 2-2 Mild Persistent Asthma
  • Track 3-3 Moderate Persistent Asthma
  • Track 4-4 Severe Persistent Asthma

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