Lung & breath.

Reliable, first-hand information: Disease, Therapies, Diagnostic Procedures, Causes, Symptoms and much more.

 

Bronchial asthma

Bronchial asthma is very common - around six percent of all adults in Germany are affected by it. It is important to detect the illness early and to treat it systematically.

Bronchial asthma

 

COPD (Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) / pulmonary emphysema

In Germany 10 - 15 percent of the adult population suffer from COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease). Worldwide COPD (with or without pulmonary emphysema) is the fourth most common cause of death.

COPD / pulmonary emphysema.

 

Vocal Cord Dysfunction (VCD).

Vocal Cord Dysfunction (VCD), a disorder of the vocal cords which produces symptoms which are very similar to those found in bronchial asthma.

Vocal Cord Dysfunction