0844 277 277 Mon-Fri 8am-6pm
CSS Insurance

Asthma advice

Do you suffer from shortness of breath? Do you wake in the night or early in the morning due to your asthma symptoms? Do you often use your emergency medication?

In conjunction with medinform Atemwegsapotheken (respiratory pharmacies), CSS Insurance is now offering personal asthma advice, giving you greater confidence in dealing with your illness and thus improving your quality of life.

For the time being, this service is available only in German.

Small-group tuition

aha! Allergiezentrum Schweiz (Swiss Allergy Centre) runs a variety of courses during which you can learn more about the causes of asthma and potential treatment options. You will also discover practical ways of dealing with asthma in your day-to-day life.
This course is suitable for young people and adults alike.

Advantages of group courses

  • They’re free if you have supplementary medical costs insurance with CSS or Intras
  • You can talk to other sufferers and share the learning experience
  • You’ll learn specific steps you can take to prevent triggering asthma when enjoying sports or leisure time
  • You’ll learn the right way to use your inhaler
  • You’ll learn about mucolytics/expectorants and Peak-Flow-Meters

Holiday camp for children and young adults

During their stay, youngsters receive professional care and attend workshops on topics related to asthma at which they learn to take more responsibility for managing the restrictions on their health.

Personal advice

Experts at the medInform respiratory pharmacies, working closely with medical specialists, can provide you with personal advice that is tailored entirely to your needs.

Advantages of personal advice

  • It’s free if you have supplementary medical costs insurance with CSS or Intras
  • You get personal advice and clarify what may be triggering your asthma
  • There’s no need to arrange a first appointment
  • Your medication and inhalation technique will be reviewed
  • You can do an easily accessible lung function test