Your asthma stories
Stories written by people like you, about asthma.
Read the stories of people who live with and have experienced asthma. Each story discusses an aspect of living with asthma, from diagnosis to keeping active and managing breathlessness.
Your stories about asthma
My bronchiectasis won’t stop me from running marathons
Stuart has asthma and bronchiectasis but plans to run the 6 most famous marathons around the world.
As a younger person with COPD I feel like an outsider
Tracy put her breathlessness down to post-baby weight and tiredness. She then found she had COPD and asthma.
Learning to breathe transformed my life
Taking up yoga and learning how to breathe transformed Esther's life.
Which inhalers are kindest to the environment?
Nick Hopkinson, our medical director, explains what inhaler users can do to help the environment.
I lost my mum to asthma
Georgina’s mum passed away in 2017 after an asthma attack. She wants other people to avoid losing their loved ones like this.
I fight anxiety and depression every day
Julie shares how she copes with a long-term lung condition and depression. Read her story
Cycling through air pollution is making my asthma worse
Harriet cycles to work every day, but the air pollution affects her asthma. Read her story.
Tell your story
Do you have a story to tell? It could be about your lung condition, a friend or relative you know who lives with one, or how caring for them impacts your life. We'd love to hear what you've got to say.