Living with asthma

Asthma and travel

If you suffer from asthma, there’s no reason why you can’t still enjoy holidays away. The key to a relaxed holiday, however, is to plan well ahead.

Asthma danger zones

Cities with sulphur-heavy gases, few trees and many anthracite or coal stoves such as Soweto and Durban.

Asthma and pregnancy

Many women worry that taking asthma drugs will have a negative effect on their developing child and some even stop taking their medication regularly.

Don't let asthma control you

Asthma is on the increase, especially among young children. The good news is that asthma can be effectively treated.

Asthmatics can lead normal lives

About 10% of people suffer from asthma – and prevalence rates are increasing by the day. Read this message by Dr Robin Green if you or a loved one are affected by asthma.

Asthma: breathe easy

More people have asthma and more are dying from it than ever before. But even serious asthmatics can lead a normal life with the right treatment.

Asthma and women

Many women are diagnosed between the ages of 45 and 55 but, unfortunately, few women realise that they are vulnerable.

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