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This section contains articles about asthma and related conditions written by doctors, specialists, journalists and individuals from professional bodies and organisations.

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    How to manage asthma during the coronavirus pandemic

    The prospect of catching coronavirus is terrifying for everyone, but it’s especially so for anyone already living with an autoimmune disorder or chronic condition. So ...

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    Nasal sprays for asthma

    Nasal sprays can be used in combination with other asthma medications to reduce inflammation in the lungs and help provide asthma relief. Although the delivery methods ca...

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    Bedding

    A large proportion of asthma sufferers are affected by house dust mites. It is, therefore, important to concentrate on reducing, as far as possible, contact with dust mit...

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    Humidifers and ionisers with asthma

    Humidifiers and ionisers work in different ways but can help make the air better for asthma sufferers and therefore help reduce the symptoms that may bring on an asthma a...

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  • How to manage MS during the coronavirus pandemic

    The prospect of catching coronavirus is terrifying for everyone, but it’s especially so for anyone already living with an autoimmune disorder or chronic condition.

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    Inhalers

    One of the most widely used treatments for asthma is the use of inhalers (also known as puffers). Inhalers contain a solution of medicine and a propellant which is used t...

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    Stub it out: healthy lung cells can regrow after quitting smoking, new research finds

    We all know that smoking is possibly the most damaging thing you can do to your lungs. It’s been directly linked to at least 15 different types of cancer and is res...

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    Electronic cigarettes

    An electronic cigarette, also referred to as an e-cigarette, is a device that allows you to inhale nicotine without most of the harmful effects of smoking, mimicking the ...

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  • How to establish a healthier, allergen-free home

    Maxima Skelton, founder-director of The Healthy House, offers some tips on creating a healthier and allergen-free home in her comprehensive article on Action against Alle...

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    The importance of vitamins & supplements for asthma sufferers

    People with asthma are often deficient in key nutrients and therefore vitamins and supplements can be used to complement conventional asthma therapy and hence ease the sy...

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  • Scheme’s success at stopping mums-to-be smoking

    Pregnant women are almost twice as likely to quit smoking if they are supported from their first midwife appointment – and then are more likely to have heavier, hea...

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    Pollution

    People with asthma can be affected by outdoor and indoor pollutants. Inhaling polluted air can trigger breathing difficulties and bring on asthma attacks.

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