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Allergic rhinitis – symptoms, causes and treatment

Allergic rhinitis means inflammation of the lining of the nose that follows an allergic reaction — an overreaction of the

Post-nasal drip

Post-nasal drip describes the feeling of mucus secretions moving down the back of the throat, often causing cough. It’s normal

Hayfever: self-care

General Information See Your Pharmacist or Medical Professional Treatment Tips Treatment Options More Information General Information Hayfever (allergic rhinitis) can

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

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

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