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Trusted information about asthma including what it is, causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatments, prevention, services and support.
Trusted information on asthma treatments and medications, managing your asthma, and links to trusted resources
Most asthma medications are taken using an inhaler, or puffer device. You can find out more about asthma medications by reading our trusted partner pages.
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.
Trusted information on asthma prevention and how to keep it under control, and links to trusted resources
Trusted information on asthma symptoms and signs of an asthma attack, and links to trusted resources
Thunderstorm asthma is triggered by a combination of thunderstorm conditions and a high pollen count. It can affect anyone, even people who’ve never had asthma.
Complications of asthma
Asthma can result in additional complications. Learn more about common asthma complications from the information and links to trusted resources on this page.
What causes asthma?
Trusted information on the causes of asthma and factors that increase the likelihood of developing asthma, and links to trusted resources
Statistical information, facts and figures about asthma, plus links to trusted resources.
Children with asthma and exercise
Exercise-induced asthma is not a reason for children to avoid sport. It is usually managed easily and should be included in your child’s asthma action plan.