Asthma

Video: New asthma guidelines

Video transcript Asthma affects 2.7 million Australians. If not managed properly asthma can be life threatening. Asthma Council Australia has updated

Asthma, pregnancy and breast feeding

If you have asthma, being pregnant or breast feeding should present no problems, providing you continue to control your asthma

Asthma and dust mites

A common asthma trigger in Australia is the house dust mite, which has adapted to live by the tens of

Asthma: checklist of common triggers

An asthma ‘trigger’ is anything that brings on or aggravates asthma symptoms. Common asthma triggers can be divided into roughly

Asthma inhalers: how do I use my puffer?

There are a number of different devices for delivering asthma medicine into your lungs. One of the most commonly used

Asthma: can swimming help?

Is swimming a good exercise for people with asthma? Swimming has been recommended in the past as a good form

Asthma and exercise

Although exercise is a common trigger for asthma symptoms, this does not mean that you should avoid exercise just because

Thunderstorm asthma – things you should know

Following the unprecedented thunderstorm asthma event in Melbourne in 2016, where hundreds of people were hospitalised, dozens placed in intensive

Damp, gas stoves and asthma

Asthma is one of the most common chronic conditions in Australia – a disease whereby your airway muscles constrict and become

Video: Does breathing retraining help asthma?

Asthma is a common condition, affecting up to 18 per cent of the world’s population. Drug treatments can be very effective

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