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Asthma Australia

Asthma Australia is made up of the Asthma Foundations from each state and territory, working together to help people with asthma and linked conditions to breathe better.

They provide information, education, training, advocacy and promote research. Asthma Australia's national website links to each of the Foundations. also has asthma information approved by their National Medical and Scientific Advisory Committee and informed by national consultations with consumers.

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Last reviewed: November 2012

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Asthma & Bushfire Smoke

Bushfire smoke and smoke from prescribed burning activities can be a major trigger for people with asthma and other respiratory conditions. It’s important to be prepared and know how to respond if you are exposed to smoke.

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Asthma and thunderstorms - An Asthma Australia site

Thunderstorm asthma is a potentially dangerous mix of pollens, weather conditions and rain that can trigger severe asthma symptoms. People residing in metropolitan, regional and rural areas of Australia can be affected.

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Young people and asthma - An Asthma Australia site

To celebrate National Youth Week, Asthma Australia has developed this page of information for young people with asthma and their supporters.

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Diagnosis - An Asthma Australia site

There is no single test for asthma. Your doctor will decide if you have asthma based on talking to you, examining you and performing some breathing tests.

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What is asthma? - An Asthma Australia site

Asthma is a long-term lung condition. People with asthma have sensitive airways in their lungs which react to triggers, causing a flare-up.

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Your asthma medicine

Preventers, relievers and severe asthma treatments

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Complementary therapies - An Asthma Australia site

Complementary therapies

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What else could it be? - An Asthma Australia site

What else could it be?

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Triggers - An Asthma Australia site


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Asthma Emergency - An Asthma Australia site

Any person with asthma can have a flare-up or worsening of asthma symptoms at any time. A sudden or severe flare-up is often called an asthma attack.

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