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New to asthma?

If you've just been told you have asthma, you probably have lots of questions.

Understanding how asthma affects your lungs, and what your medication does can really help you stay in control. All the information on this website will help you better understand your asthma and how to manage it, but here's a selection of pages that will get you started.

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Developed by Asthma Foundation NSW in collaboration with health psychologists and The University of ...
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Asthma Emergency
Any person with asthma can have a flare-up or worsening of asthma symptoms at any time. A sudden or ...
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Controlling asthma
If you’re having symptoms more often, or needing to use your reliever, then your asthma could be bet ...
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What is asthma?
Asthma is a long-term lung condition. People with asthma have sensitive airways in their lungs whic ...
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Your asthma medicine
The key way asthma is managed is with inhaled medicines – make sure you know what your medicine does ...
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