My big problem now is to tackle my rhinitis, which I am sure feeds my asthma! I've had it all my life, and just live with it. I am not so much concerned with the runny nose, that's a nusiance but not the end of the world and is not always a problem. These days though it's more the bubbly white treacle that runs down the back of my throat (sorry about the graphics), some of which firms up much deeper down and into the breathing pipes on the chest! I am sure the rest of it just gets swallowed, or coughed up and out. I thought I'd see if I can start a thread just on rhinitis becasue I am sure that if I could master it I wouldn't have such a problem with asthma!
Over the years I have tried a number of medications none of which have brought results, the last one was a steroid nose spray which made things even worse, but I can't remember the name - but it was over ten years ago, when I lost hope in treating this condition!
Have there been any new learning, develpoments or effective treatments on this subject that I could bring to the attention of my doctor?
Or, are there practical measures apart from the obvious ones to do with dust and mites that I can move forward with???
I am aware of many of the triggers for it and do my best to avoid them, but sometimes it seems to function as a condition just out of habit!
Very many thanks for reading this, and if you have the slightest suggestion I would be pleased to read it!
PS on 14th April I added 'Post-Nasal Drip' to the title due to finding out a new term which refers to mucus running down the back of the throat specifically, pointed out by my great buddy Ginny