Many people are unaware of how dangerous asthma can be... that's why Michael Edwards has been raising awareness of the condition.
His daughter, Imogen, died following a huge asthma attack when she was just 17.
Michael arrived home to find Imogen had suffered a massive asthma attack.
He called 999, and drove Imogen to the bottom of the hill near their home in Wallaceton to wait for the ambulance.
Michael is now doing whatever he can to raise awareness of the condition.
He's known at his work and in his local community for his trademark long hair, but is having it all shaved off to raise money for Asthma UK.
A man from Dumfriesshire is warning people about how dangerous asthma can be.
Michael Edward's 17-year-old daughter, Imogen, died from the condition in February last year.
He's had his trademark long hair shaved for charity to raise awareness, and money for charity.
Nykola Goodwill is a school nurse based in Carlisle and her daughter, Cat, has had asthma since she was a teenager.
She did not take her medicine regularly or properly, and suffered a major asthma attack three years ago.
Nykola and her family were unsure of what do.
"Prior to this she had never had anything other than a bit of a cough and even though
"I am a nurse and should know better but we knew nothing about asthma.
"We waited far too long to get help and by the time she got to hospital she was in a bad way.
"It has taken the last couple of years to get her asthma back under control and she has had a few more admissions since into hospital.
"Our own experience was frankly terrifying we saw a very rapid and out of the blue deterioration in our daughter's asthma and it was all preventable.
"When I came back to work I began looking at improving the service we offer to schools and their pupils."
The Cumbria Partnership Foundation NHS Trust is now working with school nurses and parents to raise awareness of asthma, to ensure the correct medication is taken.
Asthma UK estimates that 1 in 10 Cumbrians has Asthma, and 172 children were rushed to hospital with asthma related breathing difficulties in 2012.
Figures show that while the number of emergency admissions in Cumbria is going down, the length of stay in hospitals is increasing.
Health professionals say that children are being admitted because their condition has seriously deteriorated, due to poor management of their medication.
Doctors are urging young people to use their asthma inhalers properly after a concerning rise in hospital admissions.
Health professionals say many of these are due to children not using their inhalers properly and with potentially fatal consequences.