Debby Waddell, Asthma UK Respiratory Nurse, shares some tips on how to ask for an urgent appointment when your child needs one.
‘I support Asthma UK because not being able to breathe is one of the scariest things a person can experience’ BBC Football commentator, Guy Mowbray describes growing up with asthma and dealing with his triggers.
According to a new study by the University of Glasgow, the number of hospitalisations for severe asthma attacks in children has reduced after the government’s ban on smoking in cars. Let us know your thoughts by commenting below.
Medical Research Institute of New Zealand Explores Ground-breaking New Way of Treating Asthma (Scoop)
The Medical Research Institute of New Zealand has developed a new 2 in 1 inhaler, containing both a preventer and reliever medication, that has shown more effectiveness than the traditional single reliever inhaler in three landmark studies. Let us know your thoughts by commenting below.
With many restrictions ending or easing depending on where you live, we know this is an uncertain and anxious time for many people. We know for some people, being able to meet up with family and friends is a cause for celebration. However, it’s important to remember not everyone will […]
It can take time to find out if your child has asthma. We’ve created an expert guide to help you through the different steps, including spotting symptoms, having tests and getting a final diagnosis. It also has easy-to-follow tips! Let us know if you found our asthma diagnosis for your […]
We’re excited to share the latest episode of ‘The Hope Machine’, our series of research videos from Asthma UK and the British Lung Foundation. Once again we’re turning the spotlight on some of the world-class research that’s giving real hope to people with asthma across the UK. Today, we’ll be speaking to […]
23 June 2021
Keeping your home well aired can help to reduce exposure to some common indoor triggers (although be cautious on high pollen and high pollution days). Airing your home also helps to keep humidity down. This is good news if you’re worried about dust mites, which like humid conditions. Check out […]
Asthma tests help diagnose and monitor asthma. They can also show how your lungs respond to asthma medicines. You may have to do several different tests to help diagnose your asthma. We’ve got all the information you need on the different asthma tests, how they’re done, when they’re used and […]
Lottie from our policy team has been exploring how people with severe asthma feel about injecting their biologic treatment at home. In this blog, she shares her findings on how people feel about the change and whether they want to keep this new method of treatment in the future.
The Big 100 Take on The Big 100 and fight for the UK’s lungs! This September, British Lung Foundation and Asthma UK fundraisers are joining forces to fight lung disease. The challenge? Walk 100km in 30 days. Where you want, when you want. Join us on our mission!
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Using the right inhaler technique can really make a difference to how well you manage your asthma. Watch our helpful videos for pointers, and read our advice on breathing, spacers and looking after your inhalers. https://www.asthma.org.uk/advice/inhaler-videos/