Asthma & COPD

Better Education, Better Breathing

What is a Turbuhaler?

August 29, 2017
Question... Q: Is your inhaler device right for you?Q: Are you able to inhale correctly?Q: Are you obtaining the full dose with each inhalation?Q: Have you had your inhaler/device technique checked with a health professional?  Your inhaler technique should be checked 6 ...
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“Thank you so much for your time, advice and support. I am thrilled to advise that since we met with you, my daughter Alyssa’s asthma has improved 100%. I am also pleased to advise that my whole family are now fully informed and have been supporting Alyssa’s asthma pla...
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Our last course is over!! However, our seriously in demand Spirometry Course is back on for another run. Get in touch NOW if you want a place on this course. It is already being booked out! Designed and run by a Clinical Physiologist, it's a must have in your arsenal of cour...
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Skin prick testing is a test used to help diagnose allergies. In regards to asthma, skin prick testing may be useful to identify potential allergy triggers, such as house dust mites, pet dander, or food. The test is reliable and painless, involving small drops of the “all...
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The COPD Support and Exercise Group meets every Wednesday, 1 pm at the Beerescourt Bowling Club, 68A Maeroa Road, Hamilton. Recently the Respiratory Nurse Educator gave an education session there. “We were so please to have the Respiratory Nurse Educator come to our COPD S...
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“Excellent support, my son has asthma since he is 18 months. In every visit of the nurse we learn more how can live with this condition. The asthma nurses explain all these important little details that doctors do not explain and have been useful to save the life of our ch...
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Our April course is over!! However, our seriously in demand Spirometry Course is back on for another run. Get in touch NOW if you want a place on this course. It is already being booked out! Designed and run by a Clinical Physiologist, it's a must have in your arsenal of cou...
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Next Up!! Our seriously in demand Spirometry Course. Get in touch NOW if you want a place on this course. It is already being booked out! Designed and run by a Clinical Physiologist, it's a must have in your arsenal of courses....
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Sailor's New Adventure

February 10, 2017

A brave new adventure for Sailor, the Asthma Champion

Asthma Waikato were delighted to have Teresa Demetriou and Chris Lam Sam from the Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of NZ attend our celebration event on Feb 7th 2017 in order to officially wish Sailor the Pufferfish well on his new role. Sailor the Pufferfish was born in th...
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A New Look

February 7, 2017

A new look, website and location for Asthma Waikato

Asthma Waikato has a long and solid history, serving the respiratory needs of the Waikato for over 40 years, with the vision that respiratory illness is no longer a barrier to a full life....
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