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 […]

Only 7% Of Offaly Asthmatics Know All Symptoms Of An Asthma Attack

Only 7% of asthmatics in Offaly know all the symptoms of an asthma attack, according to the Asthma Society of Ireland.  There are 7,611 asthmatics living in County Offaly. One person dies a week in Ireland as a result of their asthma, but 90% of these deaths are preventable. To mark the global World Asthma […]

Asthmatics In Offaly Not Using Inhalers Correctly

5,023 asthmatics in Offaly are not using their inhalers correctly, leaving them at risk of a serious asthma attack and even death, according to the Asthma Society of Ireland. Currently there are 7,611 people with asthma in Offaly. Two thirds of those don’t use their inhaler correctly. The Society has teamed up with Boots Ireland […]

Asthma Society of Ireland launches top tips to take the scare out of Halloween when it comes to asthma

The Asthma Society of Ireland have today launched some simple life saving tips to make sure that asthma and allergy sufferers can have a safe and Happy Halloween as the scary season starts to get underway. Halloween festivities, although harmless on the outside, can worsen asthma and allergy symptoms if simple precautions are not taken, […]