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Aluna is your source for finding answers to questions you have about lung health and asthma management. We provide information and resources for parents, doctors, and asthma sufferers wanting to take control of their health.

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The Benefits of Using Aluna for Respiratory Management

Doctors have been looking for ways to monitor chronic health issues remotely. COVID-19 has pushed telemedicine and remote monitoring to the forefront. The FDA has recognized that devices like Aluna can benefit patients and doctors alike in the management of respiratory issues. If you are a doctor and your patient …

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What You Need to Know About Aluna

If you have a lung condition, Aluna can greatly improve your at-home healthcare experience. From tracking symptoms to monitoring attacks, learn how to take control of your lung health. Aluna Aluna is a portable spirometry device that allows you to monitor your lung health at home, without having to go …

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Managing Cystic Fibrosis with At-Home FEV1 Monitors

Many people with cystic fibrosis would love to have an option where they can check their lung function in the comfort of their own home. With an FEV1 monitor, this can become a reality. How FEV1 Monitors Can Help Manage CF When you have cystic fibrosis, managing lung function is …

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Is There a Cure for Cystic Fibrosis?

Cystic fibrosis is a serious disease that affects the respiratory and digestive systems. Currently, due to the complexity of this disease, we have no known cure for cystic fibrosis. However, medical scientists and doctors have made many new advances in the treatment of CF allowing people with cystic fibrosis a …

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The Relationship Between Lung Disease & Intestinal Disease

You may not immediately connect bowel issues with lung disease, but the two often go hand-in-hand. Your lungs and intestines consist of the same types of tissue and glands which react to the same types of triggers. The World Journal of Gastroenterology states that intestinal disease often results in airway …

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How Can You Support Adults with Asthma

Although millions of individuals suffer from the chronic lung condition known as asthma, it is often viewed as a “childhood disease.” While it is true that children with asthma must be cared for and supported, adults with asthma need support as well. How Can You Support Adults with Asthma? If …

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For Parents and Guardians: Answers to Your Common Questions

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How to Diagnose Asthma in Children Under 5

Children under 5 years old who wheeze or show other signs of breathing trouble, should be evaluated by a doctor. However, just because you, as …

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Is Your (Home)School Asthma-Friendly?

We’ve talked before about the importance of making sure your child’s school is asthma-friendly. However, now that the world has shifted for a time during …

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Is Asthma Hereditary?

It can be tempting for parents who suffer from asthma to feel guilty about “passing it on” to their child. Your genetics are in no way your fault, and neither is your child’s asthma. While asthma can sometimes be difficult for a child to deal with, it is ultimately the unique genes, personalities, and characteristics of individuals that make them who they are.

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Why Should Children with Asthma Stay Active in Quarantine?

Although quarantine is a necessary defense against COVID-19, side-effects of staying home include boredom, listlessness, and no way to eliminate excess energy. If your child …

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Advocating for a Child with Asthma

If your child suffers from asthma, then you know the challenges they face. Since there are times when your child cannot speak for themselves, it’s important that you serve as their advocate.

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How to Recognize Respiratory Distress in Children

By learning more about how doctors treat breathing issues and how to identify an emergency situation, you can get your child the care he needs in a more timely manner.

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