Asthma news in the NT

13 Jan 2023 |

Is your child Asthma ready for school?

Is your child Asthma ready for school?

​Every year there is a rise in asthma flare-ups and attacks when children return to school after the long break, thereby increasing preventable emergency department visits, hospitalisations, and days off school. With that in mind, now may be a good time to look at your child’s asthma care and see that everything is up to date. Read on for some tips on what to check.

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Tips for travelling with a respiratory condition

16 Dec 2022 |

Tips for travelling with a respiratory condition

It is almost that time of year! Are you planning to travel for this Christmas break? Whether you are planning a trip interstate or overseas, a few pre-travel steps will ensure you can best manage your asthma and COPD while you are away.

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05 Dec 2022 | Annoucements

Have you checked out our Facebook page yet?

Did you know that our Facebook page not only gets regularly updated with hints and tips for managing your respiratory and linked conditions but it also lets you see what the team at AFNT has been up to! So if you haven't already liked our page head over there now and check it out - https://www.facebook.com/asthmant.org.au

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How do I know if I have a cold or hayfever?

27 Sep 2022 |

How do I know if I have a cold or hayfever?

Hay fever, despite its name it is neither caused by hay nor causes fever. Hay fever (allergic rhinitis) is a major chronic respiratory condition that is often underdiagnosed and undertreated. It affects approximately 1 in 5 Australians and costs the economy more than 7 billion pa. It can affect sleep, cause daytime fatigue, decrease alertness, reduce the ability to concentrate and increase depression and irritability.

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