Summer 2018 is shaping up to live long in memory with what feels like endless sunshine and now there is even talk of a HEATWAVE to radiate across Ireland this week. However, excitement levels amongst the 376,000 people with asthma and who also have hayfever are at lowest levels, as pollen reaches its highest possible peaks - triggering debilitating hayfever symptoms and … [Read more...] about As Heatwave Excitement Reaches Fever Pitch – So Too Does Hayfever!
- One in five Irish people affected by hay fever - Knowing the triggers and how to avoid them is essential The arrival of warmer, summer weather is welcomed by all; however for the 20% of Irish people who suffer from hay fever the increased pollen count can severely affect their quality-of-life. However, forearmed is forewarned and effective management … [Read more...] about Planning ahead critical to tackling hay fever
The Asthma Society of Ireland issues advice and launches their new pollen tracker to help people with asthma, and allergies cope during holidays. The Asthma Society of Ireland is appealing to people with asthma going on holiday this summer to take precautions and ensure their asthma and allergies are well controlled. To help the thousands who will holiday at home or abroad … [Read more...] about Holiday Tips for People with Asthma & Allergies
The Asthma Society of Ireland launched a new toolkit, Reach Your Peak with Asthma to help and encourage people with asthma to take part in sports and exercise. The launch took place on Saturday 12th of May as the Asthma Society hosted the AGM of EFA, the European Federation for asthma and allergy patients, held in Dublin. Asthma patients from a variety of sporting fields and … [Read more...] about Asthma Society of Ireland Launch New Sports & Exercise Toolkit at European Conference
The hi-tech and therapeutic 'cave' is the first in Ireland to offer ‘salt therapy’ to asthma and allergy sufferers. Almost half a million people in Ireland have asthma and the country is ranked 4th highest in the world for asthma prevalence, according to the Asthma Society of Ireland. One person dies from asthma every week in Ireland; with one in every five children … [Read more...] about Ireland’s first ‘salt cave’ has opened near Dublin