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Is this asthma
Hello,for my whole life i've dealth with an undiagnosed breathing condition that causes pain and shortness of...More
Posted by dwood316
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
Posted by wezman
Duct Work Cleaning
Within the past two months my asthma attacks have increased and I've had to take Prednisone to get my asthma...More
Posted by Pups08
How long should I use Symbicort?
I was diagnosed with chronic bronchitis and asthma earlier this year, which I was told is included under COPD...More
Posted by migoblu
my 4yr old has asthma
both my 4 year olds have asthma. i was wondering if a humidifier in their rooms would help limit attacks.
Posted by gkcarver1
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
Posted by wezman
work outs
by the time youve reached 30 years of ages your bones slowly lose mas. Therefore it is very important to work...More
Posted by An_260154
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.
Posted by cwhite8178
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
Posted by benny1234
Azithromycin or doxycycline
I have just read about an experimental approach to asthma with long term antibiotics treatment (azithromycin...More
Posted by benny1234
Mine is worse in the spring
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Muscle Cramps from Symbicort
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This is a great pleace to interact.
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Winter Seems To Be the Worst
For me, even though my asthma is extremely infrequent, it seems to be dduring the cooler months that is makes...More
Posted by johnbevil
At wit's end - asthmatic teen
Hello. My daughter is 13 and is having an asthmatic flare that has last 15 days now. It is by far the worst...More
Posted by An_259863
Asthma Prevention
What has been the most effective preventative medication? I normally just use my Albuterol inhaler but my...More
Posted by An_259844
asthma along with high blood pressure
I have been a chronic asthmatic since question would be when a person has a asthma flair-up will...More
Posted by rvm1234
Time of Year
Is asthma worse any particular time of year?
Posted by jh322
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
Posted by william1959
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
Posted by klynn1960
Having a rough time lately
Over the last few years as I am getting older, 56 years now, I have had up to two or three admissions per...More
Posted by An_259734
Having Breathing Difficulty but O2 Level at 99%
I started having breathing difficulty on Wednesday afternoon. Took 2 puffs on my inhales as I had an important...More
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Advair vs. Symbicort
I have been on Advair for about 20 years. Wondering why our insurance made us switch to Symbicort?
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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
Posted by jksc06
anyone have experience with nasal polyps and asthm...
It was found I have nasal polyps after a CT scan of sinuses. I have had polyps before with a chronic sinus...More
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