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losing faith in allergists
Last visit not real happy new prevea dr. who don't like to give out rescue inhalers ! his logic is good, he...More
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Reply: my 4yr old has asthma
Hi, my sister has asthma, my doc suggested her humidifier and also some natural remedies that actually...More
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Reply: Duct Work Cleaning
Hello. Yuck!!! It sounds like you need a dehumidifier. Have your HVAC person install a unit that monitors...More
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Reply: At wit's end - asthmatic teen
Thank you both. Her lung function testing confirmed true asthma. They also think she has reflux and allergies. ...More
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Reply: Symbicort and acid reflux
was just here looking to find if any others had issues with Symbicort & indigestion. I have & had...More
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Reply: How long should I use Symbicort?
Hello, I don't know who told you that asthma is a form of COPD but it is not. The difference is that COPD is...More
Posted by sgbl88
since ive been doing more cardio related excercise my attacks seem to have lessoned
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Reply: Parents with Kids who have Asthma
My 6 yrs son couldn't sleep at nights for months,sneezing, coughing and nose block. So many visits to...More
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Cold air blast
The cold air is is really affecting my asthma ! Every time I go out side I pay for it hard coughing wheezing...More
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Reply: Azithromycin or doxycycline
Hi, I have heard of long term clarithromycin for asthma control. Mainly this is used to treat neutrophilic...More
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work outs
by the time youve reached 30 years of ages your bones slowly lose mas. Therefore it is very important to work...More
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Reply: Rainbow Vacuum, Does it work?
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doTerra Breath
Has anyone had success with doTerra Breathe essential oil blend? I have a coworker who says it has significantly...More
Posted by ahy100
Excercise has helped my asthma more than anything else.
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Inhalers stopped helping
I have had asthma for 40 years. Lately I have been on QVAR and ProAir (the latter as needed only). In the...More
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Reply: Winter Seems To Be the Worst
Winter is a real bad time for me! Missed 20 days of work last year good thing my employer was cool about it ....More
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Mine is worse in the spring
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Dry Powder Inhalers (DPI) Survey
Hello everyone, I am not sure where on the forum I could post this, but I'll give it a go here. I'm Chris...More
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Reply: Polar Bear Plunge - Can I do it?
I took the plunge last year and while a great cause, and equally fun event -- it gave a serious jolt to my...More
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Reply: Flovent making me feel worse?
Im just reading this for the first time. My daughter has experienced the same thing you had talked about. I...More
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Reply: Bruising thin skin
Hi I am sorry to hear about your problems. I take 650 mg aspirin every day. I bruise very easily as well. I...More
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Reply: Asthma Prevention
Hi, Everyone is different. The best prevention is to know your triggers and avoid them, but that is impossible...More
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Reply: Time of Year
Like Cwille said, it depends on your triggers and allergies. For some people it is spring tree pollen for others...More
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Reply: asthma along with high blood pressure
Just from my experience alone, I take blood pressure med, my blood pressure doesn't increase, only after i start...More
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Reply: I have terrible muscle cramps from Symbicort. Any...
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Enlarged heart from severe asthma
My wife has been hospitalize for 6 days, first 3 in ICU. Unlike the 2-3 times per year that she has been...More
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