This type of asthma is often severe, making it especially important to have an asthma action plan in place.
An action plan tells you what to do if you have an asthma attack.
Eosinophilic asthma, or e-asthma, is a subtype of asthma marked by high levels of white blood cells called eosinophils, which can cause inflammation and swelling in your airways and respiratory system. E-asthma is often severe, so if you’re diagnosed with it, it’s important to work with your doctor to develop an action plan.
This personalized, written document should contain key information to help you manage your asthma on a daily basis, assess whether your asthma is under control, and recognize when to seek medical attention.