Featured in The Stylist: Exercise and asthma: “I re-learnt how to exercise safely after my adult asthma diagnosis“

With 1 in 12 people in the UK being treated for asthma, it’s clear that loads of us need to find a way to move while protecting our respiratory health. Writer Orla McAndrew explores the anxieties around exercising with asthma and how to overcome them.

Not everyone who has asthma has lived with it since childhood. I didn’t – my diagnosis came at the beginning of the pandemic, just as the noise about a dangerous new respiratory disease was reaching a crescendo. In that new reality, I found myself joining the 5.4 million people in the UK who live with asthma...

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Words: Orla McAndrew

Expert advice: Dr Lafina Diamandis