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Emphysema and COPD statistics

Emphysema and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) have a significant impact on Australians. See some trusted statistics and learn more here.

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Complications of asthma

Badly controlled asthma can have an adverse effect on your quality of life. Complications can be life-threatening. Find out about complications of asthma.

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Asthma statistics

Statistical information, facts and figures about asthma, plus links to trusted resources.

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Allergies

Trusted information about allergy types, as well as allergy testing, anaphylaxis, antihistamines and common related conditions such as asthma and hay fever.

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Asthma prevention

While asthma itself is not preventable, self-care and taking sensible preventative measures can reduce the risk of asthma symptoms and the asthma getting worse.

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What causes asthma?

Trusted information on the causes of asthma and factors that increase the likelihood of developing asthma, and links to trusted resources

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Asthma diagnosis

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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Living with asthma

The aim of asthma management is to achieve a symptom-free, normal life for the person with asthma and prevent the development of permanent lung damage. Find out about asthma management.

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Asthma symptoms

When asthma symptoms get significantly worse, this is known as an “asthma attack”. Find out about asthma symptoms.

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Asthma

Asthma symptoms can include a cough, wheezing, chest tightness and breathlessness. Learn more about its causes, symptoms and treatment options.

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