Asthma Attack

Asthma Inhalers - Why the Life-Saver in Your Pocket Is Not, and Never Will Be, a Fashion Accessory

Sonia Munde | Posted 26.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Sonia Munde

Did you know that three people will die today because of asthma attacks? Preventable asthma attacks. We all know someone who has asthma, 1 in 11 people have the condition, but because of this there is a common misconception that as an illness it is sorted; 'you just take a puff on your inhaler and you'll be fine'. But many people are not fine.

What an Asthma Attack Feels Like When There's No One Who'll Help

Catherine Lux | Posted 11.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Catherine Lux

You don't fully appreciate the simple act of breathing until you can no longer do it. You do it so often that you don't need to remember to do it, your body does it automatically. Until you have an asthma attack.

Half Of Asthma Sufferers Take Life-Threatening Risks

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Asthma sufferers have been urged to be more vigilant after a poll found that half of those with the condition do not think they are at risk of a poten...

Is Your Job Giving You Asthma?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Cleaners, farmers and hairdressers are more likely to suffer from asthma than other workers because of their jobs, scientists suggest. They found t...

Inhalers Available Without Prescription In Supermarkets

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 24.07.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Supermarket retailer Asda announced last week that from today, it will be selling blue inhalers over the counter without prescription. Asthma suff...

One In Four Asthma Sufferers End Up On Life Support

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle

A third of severe asthma sufferers have been put on a life support machine as the result of an asthma attack, figures show. Research found that 28%...

Third Of Asthma Sufferers At Risk Of Fatal Attack

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 08.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle

According to new research by Asthma UK, over a third of sufferers are at risk of a potentially fatal asthma attack. A study of almost 25,000 peopl...