asthma


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4 Having asthma means you can't exercise There is a misconception that if you have asthma you can't do sport, but in fact many top athletes have asthma, including runners Paula Radcliffe and Jo Pavey, and former footballer David Beckham.
I can't stress enough how important it is that the one in 11 people with asthma in the UK recognise the early warning signs of an asthma attack and know what to do when their symptoms are getting worse.
He also stated that patient can lead a normal life even though asthma is a chronic disease provided he remains on regular follow up of his treating doctor and adheres to treatment and care as advised.
The first World Asthma Day, in 1998, was celebrated in more than 35 countries in conjunction with the first World Asthma Meeting held in Barcelona , Spain .
Asthma UK is urging schools and colleges in Yorkshire and across the UK to prioritise asthma education.
Dr David Bailey, chair of the British Medical Association's Welsh GP committee, said: "The vast majority of practices run clinics, often with nurses who have been trained in asthma care, and there's a high priority attached to treating asthma properly according to the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence guidelines.
While asthma is a risk year-round, Asthma Awareness Month presents the perfect opportunity for public health workers to engage their communities on the issue," said Tracy Kolian, MPH, deputy director of APHA's Center for Public Health Policy.
The outcomes developed from this undertaking included strategies to be used by clinicians to help patients with asthma manage this disease.
The Asthma Program report found blacks, children, females, and persons with an annual household income less than $15,000 per year carried a disproportionate amount of the asthma burden with higher prevalence rates, hospitalizations, emergency department visits, and deaths.
Although the original trial was focused on heart disease, its records contained information on asthma.
To understand further the natural history of asthma, the team observed young children with asthma from birth until early adolescence.
Initially, the project was intended to be an evaluation of a community asthma program.
This fact sheet contains information on what asthma is, its effects, how asthma is diagnosed, what an asthma attack is, causes of an asthma attack, how asthma is treated, and important asthma triggers.
And, he says, asthma is becoming more and more common.
The prevalence of asthma has increased dramatically over the last 25 years in the United States and in other nations as a result of ill-defined changes in living conditions in modern society.