|For people living with asthma and their families, this program helps you understand how to make the best of living with asthma, and offers self-management techniques to help you actively manage asthma and improve your health.|
Asthma is an inflammatory disease that makes airways prone to narrowing and increased mucus production. According to the National Asthma Council Australia, asthma affects more than two million Australians and leads to increased absenteeism in the workplace and in schools.
The ‘Guide to Positively Managing Asthma’ has information on diet and lifestyle management techniques to help you maintain asthma control. There is also an asthma quiz – you can discuss the results with your doctor in order to help improve your asthma management and quality of life.