Asthma in young people and teenagers

1) Taking charge of your asthma

Nurse listening to teenager's chest with a stethoscope

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If you have had asthma since childhood you may have seen many different healthcare experts, doctors and your GP.

If you have been diagnosed with asthma as a young adult you may have many questions about what asthma is and how asthma will affect you.

There are some important facts and tips you need to know so you can manage your asthma effectively and safely yourself. You will see self-management tips on this website when you see this icon.