Asthma is an inflammatory disorder of the respiratory mucous membranes, which affects about 10% of the Finnish population. Medical treatment is based on regularity and understanding the importance of the treatment.
Finland is known as a model country for treating asthma. We have actively implemented effective medications. Today, severe asthma is rare.
Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disease of the lungs. This glossary explains asthma terms, such as bronchodilator, anti-inflammatory medicine, inhaler, corticosteroid and spirometry.