Topic "Asthma" in Spanish - total 9 documentsTitle: Asthma & Allergy
Summary: A guide to the management of allergy for those living with asthma.
Title: Asthma and allergy
Summary: Due to the close link between asthma and allergy, it can be more difficult to manage your asthma if your allergies are not managed well also. Our guide shows you management and treatment options for those living with asthma and allergies
Title: Asthma and complementary therapies
Summary: A complementary therapy is any healing practice that is not considered to be part of conventional (mainstream) medicine. Complementary therapies, however, may be used alongside conventional care. This guide outlines the use of complementary therapies for those living with asthma.
Title: Asthma and healthy living
Summary: A guide to healthy habits and lifestyle choices for people with asthma.
Title: Asthma and lung function tests
Summary: If you have asthma, or are suspected to have it, you will need to have lung function (breathing) tests. These tests check how well your lungs are working and how asthma affects your breathing. Two types of breathing tests are used for asthma – spirometry and peak flow measurement.
Title: Asthma and older adults
Summary: Older adults can have asthma too. Some people develop asthma for the first time in later adulthood. It is important to mention breathing problems to your doctor, because undiagnosed asthma is risky, or the problem could be something else.
Title: National Asthma Council Australia Asthma Action Plan
Summary: Many written asthma action plans are available, as different action plans suit different people. The asthma action plan chosen should be appropriate for the person’s age, educational status, language and culture.
Title: Symbicort SMART Asthma Action Plan - rapihaler only
Summary: This asthma action plan is specifically for patients using the combination medication Symbicort (budesonide and eformoterol) maintenance and reliever therapy (SMART). Note Symbicort is not recommended for use in Australia in children under 12 years.
Title: Thunderstorm Asthma - community fact sheet
Summary: This community facthsheet explain epidemic thunder storm asthma. People who have asthma or hay fever can get severe asthma symptoms during pollen season when high grass pollen counts combine with a certain type of thunderstorm. When a large number of people develop asthma symptoms over a short period of time, this is known as epidemic thunderstorm asthma. Epidemic thunderstorm asthma events are uncommon and don’t occur every year. In south-east Australia they can happen during grass pollen season from October through December. Thunderstorm asthma can affect those with asthma or hay fever – especially people who experience wheezing or coughing with their hay fever. That’s why it’s important for people with asthma or hay fever to know about thunderstorm asthma and what they can do to help protect themselves during grass pollen season.
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