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What is an asthma attack?

  • 19 Dec, 2019
  • Mohamed Imran Lakhi

Asthma is a condition that affects around 5.4 million people in the UK (including 1.1 million children). For those who don’t suffer from asthma, the condition may not seem like a problematic one – many people think that it is simply shortness of breath which passes quickly.However, for those who live with asthma, and their loved ones, it is an extremely serious illness that can even be fatal if not treated correctly. Knowing just ...

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What to do if someone is having an asthma attack?

  • 24 Oct, 2019
  • Mohamed Imran Lakhi

Watching someone you know and care for struggle with their breathing can be a very upsetting experience. In these cases, it's fair to say that you might find yourself wondering what to do if someone has an asthma attack – including whether you are over-reacting or even not worrying enough.Not to mention that, without being able to feel what they're going through, it's hard to put words to the severity of the issue. That's why we've cre...

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What to do after an asthma attack?

  • 18 Sep, 2019
  • Mohamed Imran Lakhi

With so many people suffering from asthma, it's often thought of as being a somewhat minor illness. However, every ten seconds, someone will suffer an asthma attack which can be life threatening if not dealt with quickly and calmly. Indeed, asthma attacks can be lethal, causing 3 deaths a day in the UK – many of which could be avoided if they were dealt with correctly.Below, we teach you how to respond to an asthma attack, to minimise t...

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How to manage an Anxiety Attack

  • 25 Mar, 2019
  • Prescription Doctor

Anxiety and panic attacks occur in many forms. You may not even realise you’re having one until after the fact. For some people, they come on as a heightened state of agitation. Others experience intense fear along with physical symptoms of these attacks that may include: Rapid heartbeat Shaking Feeling suddenly hot or cold Feeling faint Dizziness Tingling or numbness in hands or fingers Sweating Chills Chest pains S...

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How spring cleaning can benefit your health?

  • 21 Mar, 2019
  • Prescription Doctor

A cluttered home has more of an impact on your health than you may realise. In some cases, it may even represent a highly cluttered state of mind. But deep spring cleaning can be the cure for many things that ail you. In several ways. These are just a few of the ways your spring cleaning efforts can help you improve your mental and physical health.Spring Cleaning Makes Breathing EasierThe deep cleaning techniques described as spring cleaning ...

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