Asthma and Exercise recommendations

Asthma and Exercise recommendations

Many people with asthma avoid exercise but there are new guidelines that say not only is exercise okay (and recommended) it can actually help improve asthma symptoms. Tonic TV |T-S006 I S02E02
The buteyko technique for asthma

The buteyko technique for asthma

The Buteyko technique is a breathing exercise that can help people with asthma. Casey Beros explains how to do it and whether it works.
Climate change and your health

Climate change and your health

NASA is using satellite imagery to predict changing patterns in the environment that could warn us about climate factors that have big impacts on our health, like malaria, allergies and asthma. Karen finds out what they’ve discovered about the health of the earth, and...
Get to know your condition

Get to know your condition

Chronic illness –can the way you view it affect the way it affects you? 6 out of 10 of us have a long term or chronic illness like asthma or diabetes, but few of us take our medication as often as we should, or as often as is recommended by our health professionals....
Asthma – Diagnosis

Asthma – Diagnosis

In a special edition of Tonic, Dr Norman Swan explores the lives of people with asthma. One in six children and one in ten adults suffer from it, yet many aren’t taking their medication properly (or taking the right medications) and their health is suffering as a...