Home > Medical > Asthma > Living with asthma Living with asthma All sections in Asthma » Asthma Basics » Asthma News » Asthma Overview » Asthma and Children » Asthma and Exercise » Asthma Treatment » FAQs » Health Tips » Manage Your Asthma » How Severe is your Asthma » Living with Asthma » My Asthma Story 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. Test Is your asthma under control? » Like Health24 on Facebook » Subscribe Asthma Newsletter » Join Body Talk » Celebrities with asthma World's Most Famous TB Patients 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. 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. Asthma and the elderly Don’t be fooled into thinking asthma is only a childhood disease. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Exam stress – a challenge for the whole family Cardiovascular risk factors Take care of your teeth. Anytime. Anywhere. Like us on facebook!