how can i better control my asthma? i am 23 years old, and since i was about 12 or 13 i have had severe poorly controlled asthma. The only way i have been able to keep it contained is with 30mg of prednisone every day for the last 10 years, as a result i have suffered horrible side effects, because of the prednisone i have cataracts i weigh 300 pounds and many other horrible side effects in this case the cure is almost certainly worse than the disease itself so how can i better maintain my asthma or possibly replace the steroids?View Thread
thank you for your suggestions i DO see an asthma specialist and he has tested me for just about everything under the sun, i just recently learned about bronchial thermoplasty and am making an appointment to discuss it with him, as for Xolair i was on that when it was in trial stages and it just seemed to make my condition worse i also had osteomyelitis just before my asthma took a turn for the worst in my child hood and im wondering if that is some how connected and on top of the prednisone im also on the highest dose of advair with out teh combination of advair prednisone and claratin D i dont stand much of a change in breathing normally through the dayView Thread
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