Tips for People Just Diagnosed with Asthma

Tips for people just diagnosed with asthma Learn it What is asthma? As you go forward, you’ll learn the world doesn’t understand asthma all that well—from people you’ll encounter socially, to some medical professionals. Learn what asthma actually is—and isn’t (for example: asthma is not anxiety, or in your head! Yes, people still don’t realize […]

Asthma Treatments

If you or a loved one has asthma, you should know about the best treatments for short-term relief and long-term control. This will help you and your doctor manage the symptoms. If you have symptoms or an asthma attack, it’s important to know when to call your doctor to prevent an emergency. Asthma Medications You might need to use fast-acting rescue medicines, […]

Asthma Inhalers

An inhaler is a device holding a medicine that you take by breathing in (inhaling). Inhalers are the main treatment for asthma. There are many different types of inhaler, which can be confusing. This leaflet gives information on the medicines inside inhalers, and the types of inhaler device, and some general information about inhalers. This […]

Certified Asthma Educators

Certified asthma educators can help patients to minimize the impact that living with asthma can have on a person’s quality of life, by: Providing advice about how to recognize and reduce exposure to asthma triggers Helping patients to understand why they need to take all of their treatments and medications regularly Guiding and educating patients […]

Don’t Fear Spring Allergies and Asthma

Spring is almost here! The days are getting longer, flowers are starting to bloom, the weather is warming up and … oh, unfortunately asthma and allergy triggers are making their seasonal appearance too. Spring allergies Pollen is perhaps the most obvious springtime asthma and allergy offender. As flowers, weeds, trees, grass and other plants begin […]