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My humour helps me cope!
I was searching on Pinterest for recipes for magnesium rich food and have discovered a whole host of asthma related quotes that definitely ap...
Asthma Triggers Cold
Why do people dismiss asthma triggers. Today I've had a very sore chest as was foggy very cold and damp....
What I wish I had known (and what I have learnt through trial and error!)
Asthma is a learning curve so here’s what I wish I had known from the beginning! Obvious now, but starting out to me asthma was asthma - a bl...
Severe/chronically poorly controlled asthma: what do people do with 'small' flares?
I am at a specialist tertiary centre for asthma where they have done all the tests etc. Pretty sure what I describe here is asthma, not reflu...
It’s the most wonderful time of the year; unless you’re asthmatic!
Sorry to keep posting on here but I’m feeling really down and fed up with my asthma and on here you just get it! This time of year is also ru...
I have emphysema but was treated for asthma. How can they tell if I have both or just emphysema.
I believe the reversibility test also works on copd so that wouldn't be a way....
Gastroesophageal reflux disease ( GERD ) may cause, trigger or exacerbate many pulmonary diseases. ......
I have just received my letter today from my last Difficult Asthma clinic appointment and it is now saying I have Eosinophilic Asthma not bri...
Continuous bad attacks
Just wondering if anyone can offer any advice/reassurance as I’ve got to the point where I’m just so fed up of my asthma. I’ve spoken to my s...
Asthma - top tips and advice!
They’ll also reassess if they think you’re asthma control is improving ( and reduce your meds slightly ) or worsening ( and increase meds if ...
Anything else besides asthma?
I was told by my allergist I have moderate asthma and lung restriction disease. If anyone has experience with breathing issues related to som...
Any advice please
Im on home oxygen, nebulisers, steroids everyday inhalers and theophylline everyday. I'm very reluctant as I'm just wary introducing anything...
Things not to say to asthmatics
Following on from the Asthma Myths post, another good pair of posts from this site. Think it's American but these are fairly universal ( thou...
Hot Weather & Asthma
Hi everyone 😁 I'm new on here 😜 How is everyone finding the hot weather and asthma?...
Winter rhinitis and non-allergic asthma?
I have non-allergic, very difficult asthma but also, somehow, hayfever. Apparently this is possible ( ie atopy but non-allergic asthma ), if ...
So Confused by sudden worsening of Asthma
But I've always gone through most of my life feeling like I haven't had it because it's been so mild that I haven't even needed a preventer i...
In the red zone and under pressure to be at work
I have been in my red zone for the last few days thanks to a colleague who passed on her cold which of course caused my asthma to flare up. T...
I think I can solve Asthma
Since I have been looking at my drug treatments I think I found the missing items which cause asthma....
I’ve had four A&E visits this week with asthma attacks due to a chest infection. My consultant has tried me on various add on inhalers but th...
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