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.
John Bottrell is a registered Respiratory Therapist. He wrote for HealthCentral as a health professional for Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).