This weather forecasting app was made specifically for asthmatics


Got asthma? Then you know the weather can have a huge impact on how you feel. But since you can’t change the weather, a Norwegian artist has developed an app that can at least help fellow asthma sufferers prepare.

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Asthmatic claims to be the first asthma weather forecasting app. Looking up to five days in advance, the app tracks not only temperatures but also tracks humidity levels, pollution, ozone levels, indoor climate, mold, viruses, dust mites and other environmental factors that can affect those with asthma. To make it user friendly, it “calculates the quality of your environment based on all these factors and gives every day a rating from poor to excellent.”


(photo: Asthmatic)

Along with the rating, each day asthmatics will get a description of the weather conditions, information on why these conditions are good (or bad) and customized advice on how to manage your asthma. The forecaster also works for any geographical location globally, so it’s great for those who travel a lot.

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Currently the app is available for $1.99 for iPhone and Android.

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