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Staying in control of asthma

Staying in control of asthma

Staying in control of asthma

Asthma is one of the most common long-term conditions in the UK, affecting 5.4 million people, or one in five households. 

Asthma is a complex condition that can start at any time of life and affects the airways – the small tubes that carry air in and out of the lungs. When a person with asthma comes into contact with something that irritates their airways (an asthma trigger), the muscles around the walls of the airways tighten so that they become narrower, and the lining becomes inflamed and starts to swell. 


As a health professional with mild asthma, i shall now be more careful with my inhaler technique!

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