Two Thirds Of People With Asthma In Tipperary Are Not Using Their Inhaler Correctly Putting Them At Risk Of A Potentially Fatal Asthma Attack

The Minister for Health, Simon Harris, the Asthma Society of Ireland and the Irish Pharmacy Union (IPU) have launched an ‘Inhaler Technique’ awareness campaign to encourage people with asthma to ensure that they are using their inhaler device correctly. Two out of three of Tipperary’s 15,337 people with asthma may be unknowingly aggravating their condition […]

Vital People In Tipperary Check Out Essential Daily Pollen Tracker During Hot Spell – Asthma Society

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 15,377 people in Tipperary with asthma and who also have hayfever are at lowest levels, as pollen reaches its […]

Tipperary Hayfever And Asthma Sufferers Brace Themselves For The Onset of Hayfever And Asthma Attacks

Thoughts of the summer months usually fill people with bliss but this is not the case for the 15,377 Tipperary asthmatics who also suffer from hayfever.  Instead, their summer is spent bracing themselves for irritating hayfever symptoms which often cause their asthma to flare-up and can even escalate into serious asthma attacks. The Asthma Society […]

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

Only 7% of asthmatics in Tipperary know all the symptoms of an asthma attack, according to the Asthma Society of Ireland. There are 15,337 asthmatics living in County Tipperary. 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 […]

15,377 Asthmatics in Tipperary urged to take precautions during the Beast from the East

As the Beast from the East approaches The Asthma Society of Ireland is asking people affected by asthma to be conscious of the seasonal triggers that might worsen their asthma throughout the cold period. With 470,000 people affected, Ireland has the fourth highest prevalence of asthma worldwide. Approximately one person a week dies as a […]

Study Shows Air In Home May Be Health Risk

A new study by the Asthma Society of Ireland, sponsored by Envirion and NuWave Sensors, shows that improving indoor air quality may help people with asthma manage their symptoms. The research suggests air quality monitoring and air cleaning could be a vital part of ongoing asthma management. Kevin Kelly, interim CEO of the Asthma Society […]

Nationwide Smoky Coal Ban welcome news for 15, 377 Asthmatics in Tipperary

The Asthma Society of Ireland welcomed the announcement from Minister Denis Naughten of a nationwide smoky coal ban. Dublin led the ban in 1990, which has since saved more than 8,900 lives and many more will be saved with this announcement. Kevin Kelly, Asthma Society Interim CEO, commented, “We are delighted with this milestone announcement […]

Students warned not to let hay fever affect their exam performance

Asthma Society launches free pollen tracker & hay fever tips Hay fever is very common, affecting about one in five people Up to 94% of hay fever patients report that their symptoms have an impact on work/school performance[1] If you have asthma, hay fever can make your asthma symptoms worse Grass pollen is the most […]

Asthmatics In Tipperary Not Using Inhalers Correctly

10,149 asthmatics in Tipperary 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 15,377 people with asthma in Tipperary. Two thirds of those don’t use their inhaler correctly. The Society has teamed up with Boots Ireland […]

Asthma Society of Ireland runs free parent/carer information evening in Nenagh

The Asthma Society of Ireland is delivering FREE parent/carer information evening in Nenagh, Abbey Court Hotel & Spa, on Wenesday 4th November, 7pm – 9:30pm. The session is suitable for parents/carers of school aged children with asthma. Your child is also welcome to attend. Benefits of attending: Free asthma management pac Expert advice from an asthma nurse specialist […]

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