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Chocolate eggs and other surprising Easter asthma triggers

If you have asthma and food allergies, you may find seasonal treats like Easter eggs and hot cross buns could trigger your asthma symptoms. Luckily, there are plenty of free-from alternatives

Keeping track of your child's symptoms and peak flow

Easy ways to record your child’s cough, wheeze, breathlessness or tight chest – so you can keep track and help your doctor diagnose your child

Social life and severe asthma

How to get the most out of your social life without letting severe asthma get in the way.

Parents who have children with asthma are advised to ring GP if they are worried about sending them back to school

Parents who have children with asthma are advised to ring GP if they are worried about sending them back to school Parents who have children with asthma are today advised by Asthma UK to contact

“As a PE teacher with severe asthma, the winter cold can be a nightmare”

Asthma can be a pain at work. But Jenna wants to keep her dream job, even though teaching sports outside can trigger her severe asthma.

How is severe asthma diagnosed?

If you think you may have severe asthma, read about the signs, symptoms and how you can work with your team of health professionals to find out what’s going on.

“I started Freshers’ Week with an asthma attack”

Student, Charlotte Duckett's asthma got worse when she started university. Now she's on a mission to raise awareness and help others. Read her story...

Bonfires could cause fatal asthma attacks, warns charity

Bonfires and fireworks could cause potentially fatal asthma attacks, leading charity Asthma UK has warned, issuing advice ahead of Bonfire Night on 5 November.

"Asthma nearly cost me my job" - 1 in 9 adults with asthma have lost or worry about losing their job

"Asthma nearly cost me my job" - 1 in 9 adults with asthma have lost or worry about losing their job An estimated 1 in 9 adults with asthma said they had lost their job or were worried about losing

"Running has transformed my health"

Doug Harrington had asthma symptoms for years before taking up running.

Hundreds of asthma attack deaths in Scotland must be a 'wake-up' call to government warns charity

Asthma UK say a lack of basic asthma care could be to blame for tragic deaths as it calls on the Scottish Government to take urgent action

Asthma attacks could surge to unprecedented levels when children return to school

Asthma attacks could surge to unprecedented levels when children return to school Asthma UK is urging parents to act urgently to prepare their child for the classroom Asthma attacks in children

Worried about changing medicines?

Tips for tackling the most common worries when you're given new, different or extra asthma medicine

Having asthma at work

This section covers all aspects of working and asthma, from applying for jobs and managing your asthma at work to taking time off.

“I realised that asthma had been a constant thorn in my side for years”

Bill Bailey ignored his asthma symptoms for years, but when it affected him on stage he knew he needed to take control and get his medicines reviewed.

Animals, pets and asthma

Furry and feathery animals are a common trigger of asthma symptoms.

Asthma inhalers, medicines and treatments

Detailed information and answers to common questions about inhalers, medicines and treatments to help relieve asthma symptoms and prevent asthma attacks.

“I often get asked if I'd move, but my life’s here"

London-based Eloise avoids going out on high pollution days. Polluton is one of her asthma triggers.

"I don't let asthma rule my life - or my children's"

Jayne Bettles and her teenagers George and Lena all have asthma. They know their triggers and support each other’s asthma as a family.

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