Peak Flow Meters
A peak flow meter allows asthma sufferers to monitor their condition daily at home. The "peak flow rate" is the maximum speed at which air can be exhaled from the lungs. Reporting peak flow meters results allow you to become an active partner with your doctor in asthma management.
Proper way to use a peak flow meter is demonstrated on the image to the right. Click on the image for information about the proper use of peak flow meters and managing your asthma using the "zones" system, or visit our Peak Flow Meters Information Page.