About severe asthma
Find out what severe asthma is and how it's treated
Find out about severe asthma, how many people have it, what the outlook is, and why severe asthma is not just ‘bad’ asthma.
If you’re having lots of symptoms and your asthma is hard to control, find out how you can get a referral to be assessed for severe asthma
Find out how your healthcare team might treat your severe asthma, from medicines such as steroid tablets to treatments including bronchial thermoplasty.
Find out why people take steroid tablets for severe asthma, the risks and side effects of long-term steroids, and how to get a referral for other specialist treatments.
Read all about Xolair and newer types of biologic medicine on the horizon that may be offered to some people with severe allergic asthma.
Managing your severe asthma
How to manage and look after severe asthma
Find out the simple things you can do yourself to manage your severe asthma, alongside working with your healthcare team.
If you have severe asthma, you might find yourself in A&E with your asthma often. These ideas and tips can help you get the emergency treatment you need quickly.