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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.

asthmaaustralia.org.au 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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Triggers - An Asthma Australia site

A trigger is something that sets off or starts asthma symptoms. Everyone’s asthma is different, and everyone has different triggers. For most people with asthma, triggers are only a problem when their asthma is not well-controlled with medicine.

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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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Controlling asthma - An Asthma Australia site

Controlling asthma

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Could it be asthma? - An Asthma Australia site

Could it be asthma?

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Vitamin D for Asthma promising outcomes for people with asthma. - An Asthma Australia site

A new review on Vitamin D for Asthma made global headlines this month, with high quality evidence showing vitamin D reduced the average number of asthma attacks and risk of hospital admissions. Here in Australia, three Hobart-based Cochrane Airways authors highlighted the findings in The Conversation and the Herald Sun, and Professor Chris Cates discussed their implications with Norman Swan on ABC RN's Health Report.

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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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Confirming the diagnosis of severe asthma - An Asthma Australia site

It is important severe asthma is thoroughly investigated by a doctor and other diagnoses are ruled out.

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Flooding and mould - An Asthma Australia site

To minimize the risk of an asthma flare-up, after water damage to a home, a person with asthma should aim to reduce their vulnerability to mould in two important steps.

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Asthma and hay fever - An Asthma Australia site

asthma and hay fever

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How to use your puffer - An Asthma Australia site

How to use your puffer

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