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

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

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