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Symptom checker

Our Symptom checker provides clinical advice on what to do next based on your symptoms.

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 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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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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Thunderstorm asthma

Thunderstorm asthma is triggered by a combination of thunderstorms and a high pollen count. Even people who’ve never had asthma can experience it.

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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 treatment

Asthma treatment has two goals: relief of symptoms and preventing future symptoms and attacks from developing. Find out about treatment options for asthma.

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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

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

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Children with asthma and exercise

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.

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Asthma statistics

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

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