One in two Australians now living with a chronic health condition1. This month, we’re taking an in depth look at the prevalence of chronic conditions in Australia and how Aussies are affected. See more here.
Young Aussie, Mathan, 23, was diagnosed with asthma last year. With his two passions being singing and running, Mathan was naturally concerned his condition would hinder his lifestyle, but preventative medication helps him achieve his goals.
“With proper medications, I didn’t actually need Ventolin so much. I’ve essentially been able to do everything that I wanted to do, without needing to fear that I will collapse and not be able to breathe.”
Watch below to learn more about what it’s like living with asthma, and how Mathan’s diagnosis hasn’t stopped him from living a healthy, active life.