Living with Asthma: Why Self-Care Is Vital

Many people suffer from asthma, and with the right care and treatment, those with the condition can lead normal, healthy lives. Self-care is vital when living with asthma to enable you to prevent attacks as much as possible. It’s also important to know what to do if an attack were to happen. With young people

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Cleaning & Asthma – What You Need To Know

Whether or not you suffer from asthma, dust and cleaning products can cause some irritation to your lungs. Cleaning and asthma combined can be particularly problematic, and recent studies have shown that regular exposure to the chemicals in common cleaning products can have an adverse effect on our breathing. We all tend to rely on chemicals for

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Asthma Attack Prevention – NHS Guidance

Asthma is a common lung condition that affects 5.4 million people in the UK, and just over a million of sufferers are children. Asthma causes occasional breathing difficulties that often become exacerbated in colder weather. Charity, Asthma UK has advised those with asthma to wear scarves over their noses and mouths this winter as an act of

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Could there be a link between vitamin D and asthma prevention?

Coughing, wheezing and struggling to breathe during everyday activities are the daily experience of many asthma sufferers. Asthma is a common long-term condition- around one in 11 people in the UK have it. Of these, less than 5% suffer from severe asthma. This means it’s difficult to breathe almost all the time, and asthma attacks

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Help Mark World Asthma Day

Today is World Asthma Day, and each year the first Tuesday of May provides a special opportunity to raise awareness of asthma worldwide in order to improve care and support for sufferers. Through building awareness of asthma symptoms, improvements can be made towards its treatment and help lower the mortality rate. You can get involved

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