Confessions of a severe asthmatic
so here goes my most recent - Last night my PF dropped to 30%, but I did nothing but treat with ventolin 🤫🤫🤫 Anyone else have any confessi...
Ventolin and emphysema
So I just read a bunch of posts about this and it seems that most feel that ventolin is basically useless for treating emphysema. Doe anyone ...
The steady drift down...
Here we are, 4 weeks post discharge and the night symptoms are worsening and the peak flow is definitely on the way down! Time to whack up th...
Worry about long term side effects of Ventolin.
Until very recently I have been using Qvar and Ventolin to treat my Asthma. Lately my doctor has said my asthma has become more chronic becau...
I have emphysema/asthma and am on 3 inhalers, Spiriva Respimat, Symbicort and Ventolin. The Ventolin seems to help the most with my breathing...
Every tooth in my head aches. Maybe I have outlived my teeth....
Is there nothing my lungs won’t complain about?! 😒😅
Off for my AN appt at the hospital today. Finally got myself to a point where I think they’ll let me home again after, but a 10 o’clock appt ...
Late nights don't pay. (Humorous poem.)
I went to bed quite late last night, I don't know why that was. I didn't have so much to do Perhaps it was because The ointments and inhalers...
Hashimotos and asthma treatments
I'm currently on 125 mcgs T4 and 20 mcgs T3 daily and most of my symptoms have virtually gone ( only lingering symptom is inability to lose w...
Starting Fostair 100/6
Hi. I’ve had asthma since I was about 4....
Which inhaler ?
I was on this for at least a year and half before I was called in to see the asthma nurse, who I had never see before or been assessed. The i...
I have emphysema but was treated for asthma. How can they tell if I have both or just emphysema.
I believe the reversibility test also works on copd so that wouldn't be a way....
Newly diagnosed, 42 year old confused!
I am a 42 yr old female ( 5'2 "), and was diagnosed with asthma last month after a bout of a nasty cold which wouldn't shift from my chest. S...
Coping with boredom
My peak flow has gone from 450 or so to 230 this morning so my maintenance prednisolone has gone back up to 40mg 😩 ( although I had only man...
MY JOURNEY WITH COPD.
You CAN feel better with COPD. I suffered with Bronchitis from a very young age and over the years it got worse....
I have had 3 particularly bad bouts of tight chestedness and a slight high pitch/sinusey sounding wheeze, 1 which was the night before I star...
Peak flow meter
Hi. I'm new to this....
Should Ventolin inhalers have counters?
Just wondering why my Ventolin inhalers never have a counter, when from reading many different inhalers do. I end up with several inhalers in...
Hi all. I have recently been given the dual action inhaler fostair to use....
Walking the tightrope
What do you do when you’re at the beginning of a flare and you’re not great but not bad enough to see anyone/do anything? 😬😅 I’m currently ...
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