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A very happy Whanau

We have had the pleasure of helping a lovely family from the South Waikato recently. This is their story. We can help you too: 0-15 year olds living in the Waikato with asthma. Our services are free.This happy mum writes:...

January 22, 2021

What is a Hypertonic Saline Test?

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December 8, 2020

Ditch the blue, try the NEW!

Are you/your child (12+ years) using just a blue reliever puffer, but no regular preventer? It’s ok, you aren’t alone – PLEASE read on. There’s a new regime now and you need to know about this....

December 2, 2020

Allergy Q&A with Dr Suniti Bisht – Is there a link between food and eczema?

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October 5, 2020

Healthy home tip from Whare Ora – getting the most out of your heat pump

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September 21, 2020

A top tip from Dr Hamish McCay – cough is NOT normal.

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September 7, 2020

Are you using your nasal spray correctly?

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August 24, 2020

What is a Spirometry Test?

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August 9, 2020

Healthy Home Tip - Bubblewrap

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July 31, 2020

The Emergency Department Process

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July 17, 2020

A Clinic Consult Overview

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June 11, 2020

Understanding Biologics

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May 21, 2020

Redipred

Alyssia talks all about Redipred in this video....

May 6, 2020

Action Plans

Alyssia talks all about Action Plans in this video....

May 3, 2020

Wash your spacer

Alyssia shows you how to wash your spacer in this video...

May 1, 2020

Correct MDI and spacer technique

Alyssia explains correct MDI and spacer technique with her little superstar Iyla-Jay helping her....

April 29, 2020

The difference between internal and external walls

Alyssia explain the difference between internal and external walls in a bedroom and the best position for your child’s bed....

April 27, 2020

A Different Inhaler?

Sheryl talks about how sometimes when you pick up your script, it may look like it’s a different inhaler – but sometimes it’s the same medicine in different packaging....

April 22, 2020

Why too much reliever is not a good thing

Sheryl explains the analogy we use at Asthma Waikato to help people understand the limitations of reliever inhalers....

April 20, 2020

Remember the preventer inhaler

Alyssia gives a couple of good ideas for remembering the preventer inhaler...

April 18, 2020

Colouring Competition 2020

World Asthma Day - May 5th. Colour me in to WIN!...

April 14, 2020

Correct puffer and spacer techniques

Our little Asthma STAR Iyla-Jay joins Alyssia to demonstrate correct technique using an MDI (puffer) and spacer....

April 7, 2020

How to wash your spacer

Alyssia gives us a quick demo on how to wash your spacer correctly....

March 25, 2020

A Walk Down Memory Lane

Over the years asthma treatments have changed and evolved. Back in the day would you believe that smoking was actually encouraged as a treatment for asthma? Now we know a lot better! And who remembers the spinhaler, the diskhaler and spacers the size of rugby balls? One person I was speaking to recently recalls his experience with the now discontinued devices: “You had to slide the white part out completely and load with the disc then set it to ‘1’ (don’t know why as ...

February 27, 2020

Controlled Asthma

If you are needing to use your reliever inhaler more than twice a week, this can be a red flag that your asthma is not well controlled. However, there can be a lot of reasons why asthma is not behaving itself, and this video explores some of those reasons. A full assessment is required to ascertain what is needed so do check in with us or see your GP for more advice....

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