Back in 2014 my asthma was totally under control. The only time I needed ventolin was if I had a chest infection. In August I burnt myself out overdoing things and crashed. Numerous blood tests came back normal. My asthma symptoms slowly got worse and I started on 2 preventors. I tried to keep up with my normal commitments but it was a struggle. I had my elderly mum in hospital twice with pneumonia, underwent a trip to Oz for my granddaughters dancing (all the fundraising had burnt me out) then had a major operation on my neck in Feb 2015. While recovering from my op, mothers health was ailing (had to do what I could for her) Asthma getting worse, put under respiratory clinic at hospital. Trialed different meds. July, Mother fell, broke arm and had to be put in respite care. Passed away mid Aug. Had to sort her affairs and organize house to be sold. Had some help from brother and his unwell wife. 2016 asthma worse. Hospitalized twice. Started suffering bad bad reflux & have a 23mm gallstone. Have lost 19kgs in weight (through very restricted diet). Dont feel any better through weight lose (was 82kg now 63kg) Asthma still bad. Have always had poor sleeping. Resp clinic are not sure if I have COPD and are treating me for it anyway. (Spiriva) At moment have trouble walking from one end of house to the other without having to sit for a few minutes and catch my breath. Any suggestions that may be helpful please. Presently under Dr - Resp Clinic, & have seen specialists re reflux and gallstone.
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