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Asthma Facts

  • Asthma is a condition that affects the human airwaves, when someone breathes in and out using their lungs. When a person comes in contact with something that triggers their asthma the muscles around the walls of the airways tighten which causes the airwaves to become narrower and becomes inflamed and will start to swell. This makes it difficult to breathe and causes the affects of Asthma.

  • Approximently 5.5 Million people in the UK are receiving treatment for Asthma.

  • 1.5 million Children in the UK are currently receiving treatment for Asthma and due to increased pollution the figure is increasingly rising.

  • 1 in 5 households in the UK has a person that suffers from asthma.

  • On average 3 people per day die from the affects of asthma.

  • 63% of people that suffer from asthma have trouble sleeping.

  • smoking during pregnancy increases a ne wborn baby's risk of developing asthma.

  • The NHS spend approximently 1 billion pounds a year treating people that have asthma.
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