MYTHS AND MISCONCEPTIONS IN ADULT ASTHMA - Doctor Q&A

Asthma symptoms can change or even disappear over time but does that mean that you are asthma-free? Should you stop exercising if you have been diagnosed with asthma?

If you have questions on asthma, separate the truth from the myths of this disease with our specialist of the month – Dr Tay Tunn Ren, a consultant in the Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine at Changi General Hospital (CGH).

This Ask the Specialist forum will be open from 1 June to 30 June 2018.

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Dr Tay Tunn Ren, Consultant

Dr Tay Tunn Ren is a consultant in the Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine at Changi General Hospital. Dr Tay received her medical degree from the National University of Singapore in 2006 and completed her specialist training in respiratory medicine in 2013. Upon the completion of her fellowship in asthma and allergy at the Alfred Hospital in Melbourne, Australia, she now runs the asthma clinic in CGH. Her research interests are in complicated and severe asthma cases. Additionally, she has published in various peer-reviewed journals.

 

Also, join us for: 

Asthma Public Forum at Changi General Hospital

Date: 9 June 2018 (Sat)

Time: 1pm  4.30pm (registration starts at 1pm)

Location: CGH Auditorium, Changi General Hospital

Free admission!

This forum will cover all that you need to know about managing asthma. Among which, it will cover childhood asthma and how parents can manage their children’s condition. The audience can also look forward to having the myths and misconceptions of asthma being cleared. There will be an explanation on the prevention of chronic asthma and hear a personal testimony from an asthma patient, who has had a severe asthma attack. Gain practical tips to manage asthma conditions and apply them to daily lives. Audience will get the chance to clear any queries during the Q&A session.

To register or to find out more, please call 6496 6914 (Monday – Friday, 8.30am – 4.30pm) or email Jamie_Lh_KOH@nhg.com.sg