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Asthma Society launches Back2Work checklist

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The Asthma Society of Ireland has launched its Back2Work Checklist as part of its Life Alongside Covid-19 campaign.

'My child’s health inspired my new career in nutrition'

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I decided to study nutrition at CNM after experiencing the impact diet changes had on my little girl’s health. She was very poorly between the age of one and three, with frequent trips to the hospital due to recurrent chest infections and asthma-like symptoms. She was prescribed corticosteroids, antibiotics, and a variety of inhalers, but I was frustrated at simply managing my daughter’s symptoms with medication and not actually seeing any progress in her health. We received no nutritional or lifestyle advice.

Asthma Society urges HSE to provide specialised advice on respiratory illnesses and coronavirus

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The Asthma Society of Ireland is advising people with asthma to be extra vigilant in their asthma management and follow the advice set out by the HSE, amidst growing coronavirus concerns.

Asthma Society warns of over-reliance on reliever medication

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The Asthma Society of Ireland has released research conducted by hmR Ireland which looks at the over-reliance on reliever inhaler medication by people with asthma in each county in Ireland. Reliever inhalers, which most people will recognise as the blue inhalers, if over-used, are strongly linked with severe asthma exacerbations and asthma related deaths.

Risk of fatal asthma attacks this Christmas

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As the festive season kicks in, the Asthma Society is warning the 10,059 people with asthma in Mayo to be aware of their asthma triggers and to plan ahead for the Christmas holidays.

Top tips for holidays for people with hayfever and asthma

The Asthma Society of Ireland is today warning the 312,000 people who have both asthma and hayfever in Ireland to take precautions when going on holidays this summer. News in the last 24 hours has indicated a heatwave across Europe in coming days, where temperatures could break records - causing problems for Irish people with hayfever and asthma if they are on holidays in areas affected by the heatwave.

COPD community care exercise programme launched in Westmeath

Ahead of World COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) Day, which takes place on Wednesday, November 21, COPD Support Ireland, the umbrella body for 20 local COPD support groups, has announced a community-based exercise programme for people with COPD in County Westmeath.

The air in your home may be putting your health at risk

A new study by the Asthma Society of Ireland shows that improving indoor air quality may help people with asthma manage their symptoms.

Asthma and respiratory relief with Care Cure Acupuncture

According to the theory of traditional Chinese medicine, an asthma attack is the direct result of a deficiency in the lung meridian (channel). Once this lung energy becomes blocked, the chi (vital energy) becomes unstable and triggers an immune system response restricting both inhalation and exhalation. This is accompanied by wheezing and sometimes a cough.

Handle the hassle of hay fever

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The Asthma Association of Ireland estimates that approximately one in 10 people in Ireland experience the discomfort of hay fever each year.

 

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