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Conditions - Asthma

Why should someone with asthma wear a MedicAlert medical ID ?

An asthma attack is a frightening experience and the severity and triggers can vary. When you least expect it, an asthma attack may leave you struggling desperately to breathe. Explaining what's wrong while your throat has closed can be difficult or impossible. It may even cause you to panic and forget the names of your medication. The right treatment in those first precious seconds is critical. Your MedicAlert ID bracelet alerts paramedics and doctors instantly, so they can treat you effectively and get you breathing again. No matter the severity of your asthma condition, live confidently knowing MedicAlert is your voice when you need it most. Don't waste another second.  Sign Up

How does MedicAlert work for people with asthma?

Your MedicAlert medical ID bracelet is just what it sounds like: a medical alert to any paramedics or doctors who might be trying to save you in an emergency. Awareness of your condition can save you when every second counts.

Doctors often recommend that people wear an official MedicAlert ID bracelet. As a charity, we’ve been the trusted emergency information experts in Canada for over 60 years. Only MedicAlert ensures your bracelet is custom engraved in standard medical language reviewed by MedicAlert's medically trained specialists, and includes a 24/7 hotline to answer emergency questions from paramedics and emergency responders.

In fact, your MedicAlert medical ID works even when you're traveling. Our exclusive hotline specialists pick up the phone to take calls from paramedics in over 140 languages.

What types of medical IDs does MedicAlert have?

Your MedicAlert ID can be a bracelet, necklace, watch, wristband, and more. Our materials include gold, silver, stainless steel, and more. Browse our styles of MedicAlert ID jewellery for men, women and children.