Parents may feel overwhelmed to learn their child has a chronic illness such as asthma. According to Dr Will Carroll, a consultant respiratory paediatrician in the UK, parents have a vital role in helping children manage their asthma correctly.
What causes asthma, how does asthma affect your lungs, and how is it treated? Here are answers to some common questions.
Suddenly being out of breath can feel terrifying even if you know what to do. Three asthmatics tell about their experiences of having an asthma attack and how they cope with it.
Having trouble breathing can often be put down to an asthma flare-up. Still, feeling out of breath can cause anxiety. Here’s how to know when to seek outside help.
Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by novel type coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2). In most cases the disease will cause mild or moderate respiratory symptoms and those infected will recover without any special treatment.
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Read these 6 tips that might make forgetting your preventive inhaler a thing of the past.
Take a look at some common questions on preventative asthma meds.
We take a look at what’s happening in your body during asthma attack, what triggers it and the immediate actions you should take.
Work through this checklist to see if it’s time you visited your healthcare provider.
Read these tips on the correct use of your device and the best way to clean, store and look after it.
There are a few features to look for while working with your medical provider to find the right type of inhaler.
The right medication manages your symptoms and helps you to get back to doing the things you enjoy.
A peak expiratory flow tells gives an overview of the wellbeing of your lungs. Read more and download a PEF diary template.
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A poor technique might be bad for your asthma. Read more on how to improve your inhalation technique.
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These tips will help you master your inhaler technique.