John Bottrell

5 Tips for Better Asthma Control

John Bottrell shares some key tips for getting and keeping asthma symptoms under control.

People like you, talking about their experience with asthma.

Living with Asthma: Patient Stories and Support

Read stories from people who live with and manage asthma. Each story gives a first-person account of living with asthma, with tips for keeping active to identifying and avoiding triggers. 

55 Asthma Patient Stories

8 Tips to Help Your Kids with Asthma “Fit in”
4 mins
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John Bottrell

8 Tips to Help Your Kids with Asthma “Fit in”

Growing Up with Asthma (and Bullies)
4 mins
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John Bottrell

Growing Up with Asthma (and Bullies)

How to Talk to Children About Asthma
6 mins
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Cróna Tansey

How to Talk to Children About Asthma

Moving in with a Partner when You Have Asthma
3 mins
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Michelle Rivas

Moving in with a Partner when You Have Asthma

What to Do When Asthma Is a Relationship Buzzkill
4 mins
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Michelle Rivas

What to Do When Asthma Is a Relationship Buzzkill

7 Home Hacks for Asthma
3 mins
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Michelle Rivas

7 Home Hacks for Asthma

20 Tips to Keep Sane with Social Distancing and Asthma
7 mins
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Cróna Tansey

20 Tips to Keep Sane with Social Distancing and Asthma

5 Ways Growing Up with Asthma Makes Me a Great Asthma Parent
3 mins
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John Bottrell

5 Ways Growing Up with Asthma Makes Me a Great Asthma Parent

6 Ways Asthma Has Impacted My Marriage
4 mins
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John Bottrell

6 Ways Asthma Has Impacted My Marriage

I Have My Asthma to Thank for Making Me Smarter
4 mins
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John Bottrell

I Have My Asthma to Thank for Making Me Smarter

Opening Up to Your Partner About Asthma and Intimacy
2 mins
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Michelle Rivas

Opening Up to Your Partner About Asthma and Intimacy

7 Steps to Keep Asthma in Check for Winter
3 mins
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Kerri Mackay

7 Steps to Keep Asthma in Check for Winter

Asthma Helped Me Land a Career I Love
3 mins
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John Bottrell

Asthma Helped Me Land a Career I Love

Why You Need to Be Kind to Yourself After an Asthma Flare-Up
3 mins
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Michelle Rivas

Why You Need to Be Kind to Yourself After an Asthma Flare-Up

Diagnosed with Asthma? 6 Types of Doctors You Might See
3 mins
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John Bottrell

Diagnosed with Asthma? 6 Types of Doctors You Might See

Afraid to Ask for Help with Asthma? Here’s How I Got Support
3 mins
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Michelle Rivas

Afraid to Ask for Help with Asthma? Here’s How I Got Support

About Life Effects

Living with one or more chronic conditions affects your life in so many ways. The only people who really know what you are going through are those who have faced the same challenges for years. With that in mind we have created Life Effects, an initiative shaped by patients, for patients.

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