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Asthma Inhalers

Correct inhaler use

Using your asthma inhaler properly could mean the difference between having asthma which is under control or regular flare ups of symptoms. Getting the technique right will reduce the likelihood of your asthma disrupting your day to day life, making ...

Asthma Inhalers

Asthma & Flu

Asthma is a common condition which affects the lungs. It causes the airways to become tighter and inflamed, making breathing harder than it should be. Asthma is usually controlled with inhalers; a blue one for instant relief and a preventer type for ...

Asthma Inhalers

Asthma information

Asthma is a common condition which affects the lungs and airways. It affects 5.4 million UK residents, 1 in 11 children and 1 in 12 adults. If asthma is not managed properly, this leaves you at risk of an asthma attack which causes around 3 deaths ev...

Asthma Inhalers

5 tips to manage your asthma

Asthma is a long term respiratory condition but with adequate management, it does not have to disrupt your life. Here are 5 tips to help you manage your asthma and keep your symptoms under control: 

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Seasonal Asthma

Asthma is a long term condition which affects the lungs and airways, causing them to become inflamed. It produces the following symptoms: coughing, wheezing, having difficulty breathing and chest tightness. Everyone experiences asthma differently as ...

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What is peak flow and how does a peak flow meter work?

A peak flow test measures how fast you can breathe out of your lungs. It is commonly used to help diagnose asthma alongside monitoring your condition to determine how well your asthma is being managed and whether or not it is getting worse. This is m...

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What are the different types of asthma?

Asthma is a long term condition which causes the airways to become inflamed, resulting in breathing difficulties. The symptoms include coughing, wheezing, chest tightness and difficulty breathing. Inhalers are used to treat asthma and keep your sympt...

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What is occupational asthma?

Occupational asthma is where you develop asthma as a result of being exposed to dusty or chemical heavy conditions as a result of your job. It is classed as occupational asthma if you only develop asthma symptoms after continued exposure to irritants...

Asthma Inhalers