Our Lungs: Asthma - disease of the respiratory tract that does not choose


Asthma (Asthma bronchiale) affects approximately 5-10% of the population. The chronic inflammation is associated with bronchial hyperresponsiveness and leads to recurrent episodes of wheezing, dyspnea, chest tightness and cough, especially at night or early in the morning. Come with us to take a closer look at how this unpleasant disease occurrs, who is predisposed to it, what treatment options are available, and how it is affected by the coronavirus pandemic.