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  • By frantastic11 · Posted yesterday at 7:05 am
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  • After a bout of sinus problems this spring, I was put on dulera for my asthma along with my sinus medicines. I suddenly developed tinnitus in both ears. It's been 4 weeks and it's till there...anyone ...

Interesting Asthma Project

  • By tbemer · Posted April 21, 2014
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  • Hello all! I work in venture capital in NYC and am currently helping with a project that is aimed at developing sensor technology to predict oncoming asthma attacks and proactively treat them so that ...

Non-allergic asthma issues

  • By pljohns · New reply April 1, 2014
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  • Hi-I'm new to the group and would really love some input. I have adult onset, severe, uncontrolled, non-allergic asthma. I had allergic reactions to all of the new "go to" asthma meds (dulera, advair ...

How Wellapets - out now for iOS and Android - can help kids manage asthma!

  • By LifeGuard_for_kids · Posted March 10, 2014
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  • Dear AAFA Community, Just last week, Wellapets - asthma education virtual pets - launched on the App Store, Google Play and Amazon Appstore! We've been hard at work with input from kids and pediatricians ...

need some help

  • By jennifertn_40 · New reply March 1, 2014
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  • my daughter was diagnosed at 6 months with asthma ,she is now 16 and for some reason i cannot get any of her educators to understand that when she is expected to perform in gym class as well as the other ...

Asthma Studies in the Denver Area

  • By WSClinicalResearch · Posted February 24, 2014
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  • There are 3 asthma studies enrolling for people with uncontrolled asthma who are taking inhaled steroids. Information can be found at or you can PM me. Thank you ...

Why did A&E say Urology & Cardiology would investigate.This hasn't happened

  • By julieshrive · Posted February 18, 2014
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  • Told I didn't have asthma before my MI- heart attack when died x3 with poor pumping of oxygen when haematura not investigated fairly .The same for borderline fibrillation & apnea since. Finally just been ...

Featured on CBS Boston: Wellapets - Mobile Games for Kids' Asthma Education

  • By LifeGuard_for_kids · Posted February 6, 2014
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  • Dear Parents and Clinicians, Over the past year, the Wellapets team in Boston has been hard at work developing a novel educational game for kids' asthma management. We're deeply committed to developing ...

My kid 5 year old suffering with pneumonia in Dallas

  • By parsha · New reply February 4, 2014
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  • I have twins born 32 weeks in St. Louis and they never had any asthma or allergies or any other issues in St.Louis but when I went to India to celebrate there 1st birthday with my family one of my twin ...

Free Webinar for Living Better with Lung Disease - THIS WEDNESDAY

  • By BreathingBody · Posted January 30, 2014
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  • Hello - I wanted to post one more note about these Pulmonary Wellness talks with Dr. Noah Greenspan. This Wednesday - is the next one. It will be a review of essential elements of Lecture 1 (see below ...

So it's really true- I have asthma

  • By She1 · New reply January 27, 2014
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  • Well as I sit here writing this I still can't come to terms with it all- my'official' appt with the pulmonalogist isn't for another 7 days, but my GP pretty much confirmed it with the chest x/ray, 60 ...

Free On-Line Seminars for Pulmonary Wellness THIS WEDS

  • By BreathingBody · Posted January 19, 2014
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  • I saw this posted on a COPD Facebook page and thought this should be posted on Inspire. I have heard very good things about this program and the talks (they used to be only in-house). Here's the info ...

Exercised induced asthma coaches ignore

  • By Meme71 · New reply January 17, 2014
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  • How can I get 4 coaches to pay attention to my daughter when she has an attack in PE? They totally ignore her and have even said she is just out of shape when she is turning red in her face, wheezing ...

Getting worst??

  • By AllBlack4Eva · Posted January 13, 2014
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  • Is anyone else finding that their asthma has gotten worse now that summers hit ...

How to recover from Asthma

  • By hadibd1 · New reply January 13, 2014
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  • I am a freelancer from Sylhet of Bangladesh. I am suffering from chronic asthma since last 33 years. I have realized there is no medicine to cure Asthma but it is preventable. Can anybody advise how to ...

plasil with enzymes can be taken with (Omega 20 omeprazole& other

  • By Safia-mustafa · Posted December 15, 2013
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  • My mother is 66 years old asthmatic and HCV patient. She is taking Omega 20 after dinner and pepcidine 40 mg before half hour of dinner. But she has still gassy stomach and feeling of fullness. Today ...

oxygen levels

  • By screamingribs · New reply December 7, 2013
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  • does anyone out there has significant nocturnal hypoxia and a normal oxygen level during the day? My nocturnal oxygen level is 75% at night, it just falls after I go to sleep and during the day it is ...

Seeking testers for kids educational asthma app!

  • By LifeGuard_for_kids · Posted December 4, 2013
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  • LifeGuard Games has just launched their first app, Wellapets, in beta! ( Wellapets teaches asthma management to kids age 6-11 through a little fire-breathing dragon who wants to blow ...

Symbicort vs Asamanex or othe inhalers

  • By Jma46 · New reply December 2, 2013
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  • I was diagnosed two yearsago with CVA (cough variant asthma) and presribed Advair. I had a lot of side effects so I changed to Symbicort. I have tried many times to go off the medication but I am gym ...

Allergic Asthma/Chronic sinusitis with Polyps

  • By 89 · New reply November 30, 2013
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  • Wellll, Almost 4 years ago I had major sinus surgery. It released Aspirgillus, which migrated to my lungs(not knowingly). The next 6 months were hell, long story short. It Exacerbated 'Asthma' I never ...

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