I have a 12 yr old grandson who suffers from asthma, he lives with his father as sole parent. His mother refused to allow him to use the prescribed inhalers because they contain steroids which she held to be very dangerous. We have been able to overcome this hurdle. Now however the wife of acquaintance of my son who suffers from asthma has told my grandson in very graphic terms her belief that every Reliever inhalant she has used has 'knocked a year off her life' that she strongly recommended that he should not use the inhalers prescribed. How on earth do you deal with such incredible nonsense?