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Asthma symptoms can include a cough, wheezing, chest tightness and breathlessness. Learn more about asthma symptoms, causes and treatment options.
Medicines for asthma
Asthma relievers include inhalers or 'puffers' (e.g. ventolin and salbutamol), are medications that help to manage and control asthma symptoms.
Asthma First Aid app
The Asthma First Aid App is an educational tool developed by Asthma Australia for people with asthma, their families and carers. It provides easy access to the asthma first aid steps in both live and training versions. Learn more here.
Exercise for children with asthma
Asthma is not a reason for children to avoid sport. Find out more about managing asthma during exercise.
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.
Thunderstorm asthma happens when there are thunderstorms and a high pollen count. Learn more about its symptoms and treatment options.
Kiss My Asthma app
The Kiss My Asthma app is for young people, developed by young people. The app was developed by the University of Sydney with funding from Asthma Australia’s National Research Fund. Learn more here.
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.
Sending kids with asthma to school? Here's what you need to know
Sending your kids back to school after the long summer break can feel like a relief, but if you have a child with asthma, there are a few things to remember.
Information about allergy types, as well as allergy testing, anaphylaxis, antihistamines and common related conditions such as asthma and hay fever.