How to use an asthma inhaler
Use your asthma inhaler correctly to get the full benefit of the medicine. This page contains tips and videos to help you take your asthma medicine properly.
Many different medications are used to manage and control asthma. Learn more about the three main groups: relievers, preventers and symptom controllers, and how to use an inhaler, or puffer device.
Asthma and pregnancy
Most asthma medicines have been shown to be extremely safe for both you and your developing baby but check with your doctor if taking oral corticosteroids.
Asthma treatment has two goals: relief of symptoms and preventing future symptoms and attacks from developing. Find out about treatment options for asthma.
Asthma symptoms can include a cough, wheezing, chest tightness and breathlessness. Learn more about its causes, symptoms and treatment options.
Medicines and breastfeeding
While most medicines are safe to take while breastfeeding, some can affect your baby. Learn which medicines you can take and where to go for advice.
Essential tremor affects the nerves and causes uncontrollable shaking, or tremor. Find out more about essential tremor.
If you have pollen allergy, you may experience hay fever and asthma symptoms. Get tips on how to help manage your exposure to pollen.
Allergen immunotherapy is a treatment that can stop allergies from functioning. That way, you may be able to tolerate the substance you are allergic to with fewer symptoms. Learn more about allergen immunotherapy here.