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Taking Control of Your Asthma 

Are you fed up with your asthma? Here are some resources to help you get it under control. 

 

Asthma UK

Asthma UK has loads of information about understanding your asthma, what to do if you’re having an asthma attack, how to look after your child with asthma. They have a section on asthma and coronavirus too. 

Have a look – the more you know about your asthma the better your breathing will be.  

Asthma UK also have a helpline where you can speak to an expert asthma nurse (Mon-Fri 9-5pm) on 0300 222 5800. You can ask them anything you like about your asthma. 

 

 Asthma Attack Risk Checker

Are you at risk of an asthma attack? Use this asthma attack risk checker to find out. 

 

Right Breathe

This website tells you all about your medications and has videos showing you how to use each inhaler. Check the video for your inhaler so you can get the medicine into your lungs where its needed to get you breathing better.

 

How to Use a Peak Flow Meter

Have you been asked to use a peak flow meter? Here is a video that shows you step by step how to use a peak flow meter.

 

 

Help with Stopping Smoking

Would you like help to stop smoking or just to talk through the options? Giving up with support is much more likely to work and work for longer.  Get help here.

Stop Smoking

 

The Grove Medical Centre  

Your asthma shouldn’t be holding you back or keeping you awake at night. Please book an asthma review at the surgery any time your asthma isn’t well controlled so we can work together to get you breathing easily.  Book an appointment here.

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