Asthma Society Warns People In Offaly To Avoid Bonfires This Halloween

Keep your child safe from Bonfires and Fireworks this Hallowe’en – Asthma Society ~ Asthma tips – Avoid a Potentially Fatal Asthma Attack during Bonfire Season ~ ~Asthma Society warns 7,611 people in Offaly to stay clear of Bonfires and Fireworks this Hallowe’en ~ Smoke from bonfires and fireworks can lead to serious breathing difficulties […]

Asthma Society Calls On People With Asthma To Get Flue Vaccine

Anyone who has ever had the flu virus knows it is far from a pleasant experience. Headaches, high fever, chills, coughing and aching body are just a few of the many debilitating symptoms. The flu virus can be very serious for people with asthma as they are at even greater risk if they pick up […]

Asthma Warning For Offaly Parents Ahead Of Bonfire Night

Smoke from bonfires and fireworks can lead to serious breathing difficulties in people with asthma, the Asthma Society of Ireland has warned. It is urging Offaly parents to be careful this Halloween following the tragic death of a 9-year old girl in Tennessee earlier in the year whose was triggered by attending a fireworks display. According […]

School is around the corner, don’t let emergency hospital visits be too for the 3,125 children with asthma in Offaly – Asthma Society on Call to Help

September spike in numbers (based on 2014): 196% increase in admissions compared to previous month, in age group 5-9 years 59% increase in admissions compared with monthly average, in age group 10-14 years 13% increase in average length of stay in hospital in September   For the 1 in 5 children with asthma in Ireland […]