Asthma Fact Sheet

Asthma Fact Sheets

A collection of our informative asthma fact sheets

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Other Lung Conditions

Informative fact sheets on conditions such as: acute bronchitis, chronic bronchitis, bronchiectasis, bronchiolitis, croup, and chronic persistent wet cough

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Informative fact sheets about the use of a spacer, and the use of spacers vs nebulisers.

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An informative fact sheet about spirometry. Spirometry is a simple test that measures how much air you can blow out and how fast.

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Helpful fact sheets on 'Safety of Inhaled Corticosteroids (ICS)', and 'Steroid Tablets'

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Smoking Cessation

An informative fact sheet about stopping smoking. Tobacco smoking is a major health problem in New Zealand.

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An informative fact sheet about long term oxygen therapy. Long term oxygen therapy (LTOT) is prescribed for people who have a low level of oxygen in their blood and not for everyone who is short of breath.

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An informative fact sheet about buteyko. Buteyko is a breathing technique that focuses on nasal breathing, breath holding and relaxation.

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The Lungs and Cannabis

An informative fact sheet on cannabis and the lungs.