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asthma. WHAT IS ASTHMA?. Asthma affects the small airways (bronchioles) that carry air and out of the lungs. If you have asthma your airways can become inflamed. More than 5.2 million people in the UK are being treated for asthma and about 1.1 million of these are children.

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Asthma

asthma


What is asthma

WHAT IS ASTHMA?

  • Asthma affects the small airways (bronchioles) that carry air and out of the lungs. If you have asthma your airways can become inflamed. More than 5.2 million people in the UK are being treated for asthma and about 1.1 million of these are children.


How do you get asthma

HOW DO YOU GET ASTHMA?

  • Doctors don’t know the cause of asthma.

  • It is linked to hay fever and eczema.


The symptoms of asthma

THE SYMPTOMS OF ASTHMA

Coughing

Wheezing

Breathlessness


Controlling asthma

CONTROLLING ASTHMA

People use inhalers to control their asthma. There are different types of inhalers. If it gets worse they may need to use a nebuliser. Sometimes they may need to take steroid tablets.


What country has the m ost asthmatics

What Country has the Most Asthmatics?

  • … America In America 10 million people have asthma.


Here is a video about asthma

HERE IS A VIDEO ABOUT ASTHMA

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vlZ7R07OrR4&feature=related


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