A research project by

Bergen ILO group

 The goals of HelpILO

To change the way of thinking within the field of respiratory medicine


To have the whole respiratory system considered as one

We want to change diagnostic algorithms and care for patients with breathing difficulties


We want to establish evidence based treatment procedures for patients with ILO


What is Induced Laryngeal Obstruction (ILO)?

ILO is difficulty breathing caused by dynamic obstructions of the larynx.

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ILO induced by exercise is called EILO.

EILO peaks at maximum exercise, and ends shortly after. This obstruction can cause a wheezing sound.

EILO is often confused with asthma, but they can co-exist.