This article has a lot of good information on whether or not it's possible to outgrow asthma. In short, it says that it is possible to go into remission from asthma (symptom-free for an extended period of time) but that there is always a chance of symptoms coming back. The article has a lot more information that you may find helpful. Hope you are doing well!View Thread
" Hand washing dishes instead of using a machine to wash dishes may reduce children's risk of developing allergic conditions, such as asthma or eczema, according to a new study.
These findings are the latest to lend support to the "hygiene hypothesis." This theory suggests that early exposure to many different microbes may keep the immune system working properly. If the immune system is working well, the theory is that it won't mistakenly go after harmless substances as happens in allergies.
Children also tended to be less likely to have an allergic disease of any kind overall if they ate fermented foods or vegetables -- such as sauerkraut or fermented cucumber -- at least once a month, or food from a local farm, the researchers found."
Read more about the study's results in the link above.
This article about the truth about mucus offers some suggestions on how to get rid of excess mucous and might be helpful to you. It may be a good idea to make an appointment to see your doctor about why your blood pressure is high and how to properly control it. Please let us know how you are doing!View Thread
I am so sorry to hear of everything that your son is going through, and I can certainly see how it would cause stress and depression on your part. I am sure that there are some parents here, or in our Parenting Community , who would like to talk and share stories and support in the context of the community. I know that sometimes you just need that in-person support -- the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America has this map where you can look for support groups in your area. I hope that this helps! Please let us know how you and your son are doing!View Thread
Here is some information on seasonal asthma that you might find it helpful to look through. It does say that asthma can be worse in certain weather conditions and how that affects you varies from person to person. The above link give some tips on how to control those symptoms. Please let us know how you are doing!View Thread
I think that the best thing that you can do would be to speak with your doctor about what you are experiencing. It may be that some adjustments need to be made to your asthma medication or your asthma action plan . Here is some more information on asthma attacks that you might find helpful. Please let us know how you are doing.View Thread
This chart gives you an idea of how much potassium you should be getting based on your age and an idea of foods that you can eat to add more to your diet. Please let us know how you are doing!View Thread