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Vivatmo Asthma Magazine Information about asthma

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Interesting facts about asthma

Interesting facts about the lung disease asthma. Learn about causes, diagnosis, treatment, and implications for specific groups of people or life situations.

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What is asthma?

In asthmatics, the bronchial tubes become hypersensitive due to chronic inflammation. Learn more about chronic inflammation of the airways here.

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The different types of asthma

Asthma is a disease whose symptoms have very different manifestations from one individual to another. You can read about the different forms of asthma here.

Patient and doctor during asthma diagnosis and follow-up

Asthma diagnosis and follow-up

Whether a patient has asthma and what type of asthma they are suffering from must be diagnosed by a specialist. Learn everything you need to know from detailed diagnosis to individual asthma therapy.

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Your child has asthma

Asthma is unfortunately not uncommon in children. How you can tell if your child has asthma and what you can do about it is explained here.

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Asthma in pregnancy

If your asthma is well controlled, there’s nothing standing in the way of pregnancy. Read here how you can best protect yourself and your child.

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Live better with asthma

Read interesting authentic stories about living with asthma. Find helpful tips and up-to-date information to help you get a better handle on the condition.