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How to use an Easi-breathe inhaler

In this short video, we show you how to use an Easi-Breathe inhaler. Part of Asthma UK’s series of inhaler technique videos, endorsed by the UK Inhaler Group.

How to use an Autohaler inhaler

In this short video, we show you how to use an Autohaler inhaler. Part of Asthma UK’s series of inhaler technique videos, endorsed by the UK Inhaler Group.

How to use a Forspiro inhaler

In this short video, we show you how to use a Forspiro inhaler. Part of Asthma UK’s series of inhaler technique videos, endorsed by the UK Inhaler Group.

How to use a Respimat inhaler

In this short video, we show you how to use a Respimat inhaler. Part of Asthma UK’s series of inhaler technique videos, endorsed by the UK Inhaler Group.

How to use a pMDI inhaler

In this short video, we show you how to use a pMDI inhaler, also known as a ‘puffer’. Part of Asthma UK’s series of inhaler technique videos, endorsed by the UK Inhaler Group.

How to use nasal spray

Get your nasal spray technique right, and it won’t drip out of your nose or down the back of your throat. In this short video we show you how. Part of Asthma UK’s series of inhaler technique videos,

Spacers

Spacers are tube-like devices that attach to inhalers and help you get the best from your medicine.

How to use a spacer without a mask for a child

Using an inhaler with a spacer helps children to get the right dose of medication and can help to reduce their symptoms. We show you how to get the technique right in this short video.

Avoid a back to school asthma attack

More children end up in hospital with their asthma in the autumn term. Act now to keep your child safe when they go back to school.

Common concerns about your child’s medicines

It is OK to have questions about your child’s asthma medicines - we answer the most common queries that parents of children with asthma have.

Asthma symptoms getting worse

Studies show that symptoms often rapidly increase two or three days before an asthma attack. So it’s very important to be able to spot the common signs that show asthma’s getting worse. If you get

When sex triggers your asthma symptoms

Having sex can be an asthma trigger, just like any exercise. But, with good management of your symptoms, your sex life will be unaffected. If you do get symptoms while have sex make sure you: say you

Weather

From hot to cold to thunderstorms, weather can trigger asthma symptoms. Find out why different kinds of weather, and sudden changes in temperature, can make your asthma worse - and get expert tips on

Asthma and your child's sleep

Asthma symptoms can keep a child with asthma and their whole family awake at night.

Peak flow

Learn how taking your peak flow regularly can help you spot if your asthma is getting worse and cut your risk of an asthma attack

Hay fever treatments

If you have asthma and hay fever, treating your hay fever helps cut your risk of going to hospital with an asthma attack. Find out more about antihistamines and other treatments for hay fever and why

Complementary therapies and asthma

Never stop taking your usual asthma medicines unless your GP or asthma nurse advises you to do so.

Air pollution and asthma

Worried about air pollution affecting your asthma? Find out more about managing this common asthma trigger....

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