Asthma

Asthma and smoking

Smoking and asthma do not combine well. Tobacco smoke harms the airways of both smokers and those who are exposed

Bronchial asthma and cardiac asthma

Bronchial asthma is another name for the common form of asthma. The term ‘bronchial’ is occasionally used to differentiate it

Asthma overview

About one in 9 Australians has asthma – a chronic (ongoing) condition that affects the airways in the lungs. Asthma

Asthma treatments

Asthma treatment involves working with your doctor to create an asthma management plan, taking asthma medicines as needed, avoiding asthma

Asthma: reliever medications

Reliever medications work as bronchodilators. That means that they relax the muscle around your airways, making the passages themselves wider.

Asthma and pollen

In spring and summer many of us like to spend plenty of time outdoors. However, for some people with asthma,

Buteyko breathing for asthma

What is the Buteyko breathing method? The Buteyko breathing method focusses on the rhythm and rate of breathing, aiming to

Asthma: preventer medications

Asthma is a chronic (long-term) inflammatory disorder of the airways. Preventer medicines are anti-inflammatory medications. They make your airways less

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