Bronchial asthma and cardiac asthma

Bronchial asthma is another name for asthma. The term ‘bronchial’ is occasionally used to differentiate it from what is sometimes

Asthma and gastro-oesophageal reflux

The asthma-GORD connection Asthma and gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) often occur together and medical researchers have been trying to unravel

Asthma, pregnancy and breastfeeding

Your asthma severity can change during pregnancy, so it’s a good idea to enlist the help of your doctor to

Can you overuse your blue asthma puffer?

The blue puffer – known as a reliever – should only be used when a person with asthma is wheezing

Are people with asthma more at risk of COVID-19?

Video transcript Dr Norman Swan The question of whether asthma makes you more at risk of COVID-19 disease waxes and

Asthma and sleep

Pediatric asthma is a common respiratory condition and while there are guidelines and treatments available, many people live with poorly

Asthma control in Australia

Asthma is a common chronic disease in Australia, affecting around one in nine Australians. It is a major cause of

A message from thunderstorm asthma

When Melbourne experienced what’s called a thunderstorm asthma event thousands of people turned up in emergency departments, there were hundreds

Asthma in children

Asthma is relatively common in children. Although it is a serious medical condition, asthma can be well controlled, allowing your

Asthma in teenagers

Dealing with asthma can be difficult for anybody, and for teenagers it may be accompanied by embarrassment and confusion. Here

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