Allergies and asthma

Did you know you’re more likely to have hay fever if you have asthma? Although around one in five people in the UK have hay fever (an allergy to pollen which causes a blocked or runny nose, sneezing and itchy eyes), it’s much more common among people who have asthma. Around four in five people with asthma also have hay fever.*

We can help if you live with allergies including hay fever, as these can trigger a flare up of asthma and other symptoms. We have a range of products that you can use alongside your prescribed asthma or COPD medications, that can help manage your condition and its symptoms.

Asthma symptoms and causes

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Asthma treatment and advice

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Hay fever treatment

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Nebuliser

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Asthma advice

If you live with asthma or COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease), we can offer advice on how to control your symptoms and how you can get the most out of your medicines. Why not take our Asthma Control Test™ or COPD Assessment Test online to find out how you’re managing your condition or how it is impacting your daily life.

If you have recently been diagnosed with asthma or COPD, or have been living with it for some time, it can be overwhelming when you are prescribed a new medicine to help manage your condition. It’s important that you follow any advice given to you by your GP, but you can also find advice from both, your local pharmacy and online. Whether you need a helping hand managing your medication or you want to find out what could be triggering your symptoms, we can provide expert advice and give product recommendations that suit you. For anyone who has an allergy induced asthma, it’s important to know what causes symptoms whether that’s pollen or dust mites. Once you learn what triggers your asthma it’s easier to avoid these things and you can put steps in place to look after your wellbeing.

Allergy and asthma relief

When you’re experiencing asthma and allergy related symptoms including such as sore eyes, breathlessness or a blocked nose you’ll want relief, fast. We have effective products, lifestyle solutions and expert advice to help you easily manage your condition and ease discomfort. Read our handy guides to find out how a nebuliser could help you. Or discover how the LloydsPharmacy red light therapy allergy reliever, and suitable medications can help relieve allergies fast.

References

*Asthma UK