Asthma apps

There are variety of mobile apps available for people with asthma. These can be a useful way to learn about and take control of your asthma. Asthma apps can help you keep track of your symptoms, triggers, peak flow readings and medication. You can also create an asthma action plan, together with your doctor or nurse. The Health Navigator team has reviewed some asthma apps that you may like to consider.

App Features Clinical review

My Asthma app

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  • Education and information
  • Asthma action plan
  • Developed by Asthma + Respiratory NZ

Asthma MD

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  • Symptom tracking
  • Trigger recording
  • Peak flow diary 
  • Medication tracking
  • Medication reminder
  • Appointment reminder
  • Reports for sharing
Wizdy Pets - Asthma Game

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  • Education and information
  • Games
  • Designed for children

Asthma Friendly Classroom

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  •  Education and information
Two out of five stars

Excluded apps

  • Kids Beating Asthma - app is incomplete and last update was in 2013
  • Asthma Check app - no longer available to New Zealand users

Living well with asthma 

7 simple steps to help you take control of your asthma:

  • Know your symptoms and understand your asthma.
  • Know how your medicines work.
  • Take your preventer and symptoms controller every day.
  • Know your triggers and avoid them where possible.
  • Use a peak flow meter and/or symptom diary.
  • Understand and follow a self-management plan.
  • Keep in touch with your doctor. 

Learn more about controlling your asthma.