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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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Reply: Bruising thin skin
Hi. don't exactly fit into this group as I don't have asthma. I do, however, have breathing problems. The...More
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Reply: Having a rough time lately
Thanks for your reply cwille. I am in Australia, and am not aware of those drugs? I have read a fair bit about...More
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Having a rough time lately reply
I was not able to reply the usual way for some reason. One suggestion you could ask your doctor about is...More
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Reply: Having Breathing Difficulty but O2 Level at 99%
having an asthma attack and your 02 being at 99 percent isn't a bad thing i have had asthma now for 7 years in...More
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Reply: anyone have experience with nasal polyps and asthm...
Thank you for that info Sonya. I think you posted on another question of mine in the past about this. My asthma...More
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Reply: Advair vs. Symbicort
Advair is about four times the price of Symbicort and Dulera. SonyaMore
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Reply: How Does Asthma Affect Running?
choo_chu: I have a similar story. I had asthma as a kid when I had bronchitis, but in the past few...More
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Feel lost & not sure how to follow up with my PCP ...
Family history: My sister & dad have rhinitis. My mom has chronic cough and her PCP said it's allergic...More
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Reply: Confused: Daily symbicort intake-still diminished ...
Thank you! In the middle of seeing 2 different drs for this now. They have mentioned the aspirin reaction and...More
Posted by joleel
Reply: Asthma worsening?
I think that the best thing that you can do would be to speak with your doctor about what you are...More
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Daily Asthma
Keep your inhaler on person at all times. Check the weather frequently and plan for events that you know...More
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Reply: Dealing with Asthma and daily life
Hey I have been using an IQAir air purifier which has helped me a lot towards my asthma. I leave it on during...More
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Reply: I have terrible muscle cramps from Symbicort. Any...
I was on symbicort also, and started to get cramps in my legs and feet, my doctor took me off of it, it wasn't...More
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Reply: Fatigue
are you taking any vitamin supplements? b12? a multi?
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Reply: Rainbow Vacuum, Does it work?
it works, but its a pain in the butt to set up and lug around!!
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chemical irritants
my nephew recently moved in with us, and has severe asthma. He uses an inhaler, but he was still having...More
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Herbs to the Rescue
My horse herbalist suggested a combination of Herbs found in a supplement called "Lung Proof" it seems to...More
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Reply: Recently diagnosed with asthma and lost on what to...
Yeah, I'm on an albuterol inhaler. It kind of works and then kind of doesn't. Definitely gonna have...More
Reply: Xolair/Asthma
Hi Debbie: Well, I have managed to stay out of the hospital since my last admittance through the ER on April...More
Posted by stevedi
Reply: thin skin and steroid use
I have a little different take on the problem. I am not asthmatic but reached this site because of my thin...More
Posted by janells39
Reply: Reactive airway chronic cough
Wow! So sorry to here about your health problems. I believe we have spoke before. I inhaled xylene...More
Posted by 2keepsmiling
Reply: Can you have an asthma attack and still have a nor...
I know exactly how you feel i have been in and out of hospitals for the most of my life. I attended recently...More
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Reply: Potassium
Hi ceshore, This chart gives you an idea of how much potassium you should be getting based on your...More
Posted by atti_editor
I commonly have asthma attacks but have a blood O2 level of 98% and aabove during these bad attacks. Why is...More
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Reply: generic Advair?
GSK's patent has already expired for Advair, but generic drug companies are having a hard time replicating the...More
Posted by choo_chu
Reply: Newly diagnosed
Asthma changes over time...sometimes it gets better and sometimes it gets worse. Ten years ago, I just used a...More
Posted by choo_chu
me too!
mine's a bit different. Anytime I get really nauseas, (Like say, when I'm hungover) i start to feel...More
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