What are Spacers?

A spacer or aerochamber is a plastic holding chamber which all children using inhaled medication should use. It helps to deliver the medication into the lungs more effectively. If your child is [...]

Asthma Treatments

Asthma can’t be prevented or cured. Although many children will outgrow asthma, this is less likely if symptoms are still present after the age of five. The aim of treatment is to keep the [...]

Asthma Triggers

The most common triggers are: Viruses Exercise Allergies to aero-allergens (allergens that we breath in the environment) eg. Pets, dust mites and smoke. If asthma is not well controlled, it may [...]

Symptoms of Asthma

The symptoms of asthma in children can vary. Young children may have subtle symptoms such as a cough especially at night, colds going to the chest and shortness of breath with play or exercise. [...]

What is Asthma?

Asthma is a condition of the small airways. Children with asthma have sensitive airways that are easily irritated by a number of things called triggers. The triggers cause swelling and [...]