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Category: Living with Asthma

Air Quality Forecasts Are Important Health Information for Everyone

10.3.2021 Living with Asthma

Just like in many other European countries earlier, the end of February got Finland surprised with weird, brownish snow. The reason for this was sand, flying in the air all the way from the Saharan desert and finally landing with the snow, giving it the orange colour. The sand dust also made the air quality […]

What Are FEV1, FEV6 and FVC? Read Here What These Common Spirometry Values Mean

18.2.2021 Living with Asthma

Numbers, charts and funny abbreviations – reading your spirometry results can feel a little overwhelming in the beginning. What do the values actually mean? Read on to learn about four important values that you’ll get with our KAMU Spiro, a mobile spirometer designed for home use. FEV1 – How Much You Exhaled During the First […]

How to Take a Spirometry Test at Home

28.1.2021 Living with Asthma

Most people who have asthma only take a spirometry (lung function test) occasionally, during a doctor’s appointment and monitor their lung condition at home with a peak flow meter. Now, however, it is possible to take a spirometry test at home, too. Follow these steps and get as reliable spirometry results as possible with KAMU […]

Give Asthmatics Peace of Mind This Christmas – Check Out This Discount Code for Predictive Self-Management Service KAMU Asthma!

3.12.2020 Living with Asthma

This year has been unusual, and the COVID-19 pandemic has caused additional worry for many asthmatics and their loved ones. At the same time, visits to clinics have been limited due to the risk of the virus spreading. Fortunately, it seems that asthma doesn’t increase the risk of a severe coronavirus disease as long as […]

User Testimonial: Teuvo Keeps His Asthma Under Control with KAMU – “Not a Single Respiratory Infection This Year!”

25.11.2020 Living with Asthma

Teuvo Arosilta, 76, has been living with asthma for over 70 years. After a persistent whooping cough at the age of 5, his asthma was also taken under care. The exercise and infection induced asthma took a turn for the better after puberty, but when Teuvo was in his 40’s, the symptoms came back. The […]