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‘Toxic’ indoor air could be ‘invisible killer’, charity warns

Dr. Andy Whittamore of Asthma UK says the effects of outdoor air pollution on the nation's health is well known but toxic air in the home can be an invisible killer, especially for the 5.4million

Adventure sports

If you fancy an adventure sport such as scuba diving or skiing, make sure you’re as physically fit as you can be and your asthma is well-controlled.

Your child’s inhalers and medicines

Find out how your child's sthma medicines work, what the benefits are, what the potential side effects could be, and the ways to get the best from them here.

Tens of thousands at risk of potentially life threatening asthma attacks from unsafe prescribing

New analysis from Asthma UK reveals evidence that over 22,000 people with asthma in the UK have been prescribed medicines in a way that is unsafe.

How do you feel about your asthma?

Whatever you’re feeling about your asthma you’re in the right place for support, advice, motivation and reassurance.

Using a nebuliser at home

Nebulisers are used to give high doses of medicine. Find out how you may need to use one if you have severe asthma.

Managing anxiety and asthma

Anxiety is one of the most common conditions affecting mental wellbeing in the UK, and common among people with asthma.

Technology-enabled asthma management

We believe that as a complex, long-term condition, asthma is ideally-suited for technology-based solutions to be widely introduced.

Five basic steps to world class asthma care

How can we make rapid progress on more accurate asthma diagnostic tests?

Easter eggs could put people with asthma at risk of life-threatening asthma attack, warns charity

Traditional Easter treats and activities such as eating Easter eggs or taking part in outdoor Easter egg hunts could leave people with asthma at risk of a life-threatening asthma attack, according to

1.3 million people at greatest risk of deadly asthma attacks in the UK have not had face-to-face asthma care in the last year

1.3 million people at greatest risk of deadly asthma attacks in the UK have not had face-to-face asthma care in the last year • Asthma UK ‘deeply concerned’ as millions in UK failing to get

Family life

Advice and support to help ease stress and make everyday life easier for parents, siblings, grandparents and friends of children with asthma.

Asthma UK responds to new research by the University of Leicester

A new asthma pill that has the power to significantly reduce the severity of the condition has been developed.

Leaving your child in other people’s care

Leaving a child with asthma with other family members, carers, friends or on a sleepover or school trip can feel like a big step. Get tips and advice about keeping your child safe.

People with asthma must not be complacent this winter, charity warns

People with asthma must not be complacent this winter, charity warns Today, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) revealed that there were an estimated 23,200 excess winter deaths in England and

Stay well with your asthma on Valentine's Day

This Valentine's Day, don’t let your asthma stop you enjoying love, sex and romance. Whether you’re embarrassed about using an inhaler in front of your date, or scared your asthma symptoms will start

Getting a confirmed diagnosis of asthma for your child

Simple advice on coping with the new normal after diagnosis when your child’s asthma is confirmed, so you can stop your child getting symptoms

“Pregnancy was the first time I’d struggled with asthma”

Fiona Brown’s asthma suddenly got worse when she fell pregnant. Here she explains how she got her symptoms under control before the birth...

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