Anyone else totally done with this weather? It’s beautiful and all but my goodness does it play havoc with my asthma!
Ended up in A&E again yesterday thanks to this stupid humidity! Luckily this time I had paramedics who’d been to me before and know exactly how to treat me. They put me straight into a nebuliser, got me on the ambulance, gave me hydrocortisone IV and then we were off, blue lights and sirens to the hospital. The consultant who I saw at a different hospital who told a junior doctor that I know my condition better than anyone so they’re guided by me was also at the hospital, put me straight on another neb and gave me magnesium as he knows from experience that’s the only thing that fixes me when I’m that bad. It makes such a difference having people there who don’t question your condition.
On a happier note, we have invested in a Dyson air purifier and I have to say that it’s done wonders for my asthma and helped an awful lot. It has a night mode and now most mornings I wake up without a tight chest and I’m not bringing up half as much rubbish off my chest! My sinuses are also a lot clearer. They’re expensive but in my opinion, well worth the investment as I think without it I’d have been in and out of hospital these past few weeks.
Having you lovely people here to talk to about this all really does help so a great big thanks. 😊