Managing asthma

There are tried and tested ways to help you stay well with your asthma

How to manage your asthma

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When to call 999 or 111

Find out when you need to call 999, ask for help from the NHS 111 service, or see your GP urgently.
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Managing asthma in adults

Managing your asthma can help keep you symptom-free, so asthma doesn’t stop you enjoying life.
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Asthma and young people

Find out how to manage your asthma during puberty, when you’re studying, and when you leave home.
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How to get the best from your asthma review

Even if you feel well, it’s worth going along to an asthma review at least once a year to make sure you're managing your asthma in the best way possible.
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Peak flow

Find out how to test your peak flow, what your scores mean and how you can make the most of using peak flow to help you manage your asthma.
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Your asthma action plan

Everything you need to know about action plans, how they help you look after your asthma, and how you can get hold of one.
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Asthma and pregnancy

During pregnancy your body goes through many changes and this can affect your asthma in different ways.
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Women and asthma

Find out why women are more at risk from asthma symptoms, how they can lower their risk, and if triggers affect them differently.
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Asthma when you're older

Find out what you and your GP can do to help you stay well with your asthma in later life, and how to manage any extra challenges.
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Other health conditions related to asthma

Whether it’s hay fever, nasal polyps, or vocal cord dysfunction, getting the right diagnosis and treatment for other conditions could benefit your asthma as well.
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How to quit smoking - the best ways to quit

You’re more likely to quit smoking if you have help from friends, family, and professionals. Learn more.
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Asthma symptoms getting worse

If your asthma symptoms are getting worse, take action now to lower your risk of an asthma attack
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