GR: First Greek asthma site g…

GR: First Greek asthma site goes live

Published on: 19/04/2012

The website provides authoritative and reliable scientific information on areas such as the diagnosis, treatment and symptoms of asthma. This innovative and interactive tool addresses a wide range of questions about asthma, a condition which affects nearly 9 % of the population.

Asthma sufferers, including children, teens, elderly people, athletes and pregnant women, can find answers to the following questions, among others:

  • What is asthma?
  • What are the symptoms of asthma?
  • What are the necessary diagnostic tests?
  • What is the link between asthma and allergies?
  • How do you control asthma?
  • What are the treatment objectives?
  • How do you take inhaler medication correctly?
  • How do you deal with an asthma attack?
  • When should a patient contact his/her doctor?

'' features a simple online test which helps determine whether symptoms are in fact asthma-related. In addition, visitors can submit issues of concern and receive reliable answers from specialists.

The website, which is sponsored by an Italy-based pharmaceutical group, was created by doctors who belong to the Hellenic Thoracic Society's Asthma Team. 

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