Which Asthmatic Are You? The 11 Types of Asthma Patients
Respiratory Therapist and asthmatic Rick Frea worked with some friends to compile this list of adult asthma personalities. Which one are you? Illustrations by Dash Shaw
Which asthma patient are you -- The Martyr who refuses treatment, the Actor who exaggerates her symptoms or the Poor Patient whose doctor is no help? Or are you another type? You may find that you are a combination of asthmatic types.
Click the links below to read about them and see which one sounds like you or someone you know.
The Gallant Asthmatic: The Perfect Asthma Patient
The Goofus Asthmatic: The Lazy Asthma Patient
The Phlegmatic Asthmatic: The Calm Asthma Patient
The Actor Asthmatic: Their Asthma Isn't That Bad
The Martyr Asthmatic: Too Tough For Asthma Treatment
The Recovered Asthmatic: Asthma Symptom-Free, For Now
The Doubting Thomas Asthmatic: Newly Diagnosed Adults
The Sometimer Asthmatic: Sometimes, They Don't Take Their Medicine
The Poor Patient Asthmatic: Need Better Doctors
The Hard-Luck Asthmatic: Their Asthma is Difficult to Control
The Bronchodilatoraholic: Overusing Their Quick-Relief Inhalers
Read the original blog post: 11 Types of Asthmatics
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