What is asthma? Asthma is a common and long term lung condition that requires ongoing management. In asthmatics the airways...
Research has shown that allergic rhinitis and asthma are closely linked and for some people, allergic rhinitis, if not well managed, may cause asthma symptoms to worsen. It is now recognised that allergic rhinitis is present in up to 80% of asthma sufferers* and most clinical studies now recommend an integrated approach to treating these conditions.
There are however, many things that you can do to help reduce your exposure to allergens. This can have a positive effect on your asthma and allergic rhinitis, and may even reduce the amount of drugs that you need to take.
Four Seasons has been produced to help you better understand the relationship between allergens and allergic rhinitis and the impact that they can have on your asthma. It includes a handy guide on what allergens to look for and when, and useful tips on how to reduce their effects. By understanding your response to certain allergens, we hope that you can reduce your symptoms and enjoy a fuller, healthier life.