Asthma is a serious respiratory condition that causes difficulty breathing and can cause death. Recognise your asthma triggers and manage the condition with medication, relievers and preventers (puffers), exercise and other therapies.
Topic: Living with asthma
If your child's asthma is well managed, they should be able to lead a healthy and normal life.
The teenage years are a time of great physical and emotional change, and dealing with asthma may seem a low priority.
Careful diagnosis of adult onset asthma is important, because the symptoms can be confused with other illnesses of middle age.
Pregnant women with asthma need to continue to take their asthma medication.
Ask your doctor about strategies to handle your asthma if it deteriorates while you are travelling.
Some jobs and workplaces are more likely than others to trigger asthma.