Category: About Asthma


What causes asthma

You can’t catch asthma from other people; it is not an infectious disease. If your mum or dad have an allergy, such as asthma, eczema or hay fever you are more likely to develop...


Signs that you have asthma

If you have asthma you may find that: you cough, particularly at night or after exercise your chest feels tight you get short of breath even when you are not exercising you wheeze (make...


What is Asthma?

If you have asthma, you’re not alone. More than 5.4 million people in the UK have asthma – including over a million children and young people. But don’t worry. With the right medicine, support...