Children in Paisley could be at risk of having a lifethreatening asthma attack
when they return to school after the summer holidays.
More than 1,400 people died from an asthma attack
last year in England and Wales, around an eight per cent increase compared to 2017, Asthma UK said.
According to Asthma UK, 1,400 people died from an asthma attack
in 2018 - an eight per cent increase on the previous year and a rise of 33 per cent compared to a decade ago.
Gabbie Hornsey, 25, lost her sister Dominique, 19, to a fatal asthma attack
EVERY three seconds somebody in the UK has an asthma attack
, new figures suggest.
There were 1,235 people in England and Wales who died from a fatal asthma attack
in 2017 - a slight dip compared to 1,271 in 2016, although generally the figure has remained fairly constant for the past 16 years.
Figures from 2016 show that in the month before school there were 884 emergency admissions for asthma, compared to 2,421 in the month after schools returned for the autumn term.It said the medication is vital as without it, children could potentially suffer an asthma attack
triggered by cold and flu viruses - some of which they will be exposed to after returning to school.
The medicine builds up over time so will help to protect their child from an asthma attack
during the summer holiday and once they return to school.
This frightening scenario is what an asthma attack
can feel like - and it's not that uncommon.
WOULD you know what to do if someone suffered a potentially life-threatening asthma attack
? If you don't, you're not alone.
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