Regulars here might remember that I posted some time ago seeking help for the gastric problems caused by my PA. Unfortunately I'm in the minority who can't take probiotics or lime juice (or digestive enzymes, the list goes on...) Things got worse recently and the discomfort and pain that I feel from my gastritis left me eating just fish and carrots (definitely a low point) then something happened, I suffer from asthma and tend to stick to my ventolin inhaler as I'm not too bothered by it except in Autumn/winter peiod. I began having asthma that was difficult to control so I dusted off a preventative inhaler (steroid) that I've hardly ever used, and within two days my gastritis calmed down and I could eat for the first time in 6 months. I'm going to mention this to my specialist, but it also leaves me with a dilemma; do I really want to go down this route with all the side effects it might entail? I've read that steroid therapy has been used on PA patients with some success. Can anyone shed some light on this topic?