Asthma

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Never underestimate how rapidly Asthma attacks can get

Sherin84
  • By Sherin84 · New reply May 13, 2012
  • 3 replies
  • Well Im new to this group. However, Im 27 years old and I've had Asthma my entire life. Last year My asthma flare ups were becoming so consistent. Every 2 weeks I was being hospitalized for minor breathing ...

What is the best air purifier that i can buy?

jisla
  • By jisla · New reply May 12, 2012
  • 5 replies
  • I live in the city and there the air quality is usually pretty bad here. I am looking to purchase an air purifier that will help filter out as many of the dangerous impurities in the air as possible ...

spirometry

sakko123
  • By sakko123 · Posted May 6, 2012
  • 0 replies
  • am a smoker in the process of quitting. I went for a pft and the results were fev1 90,4 and fev1/fvc 89,2 I thaugt this was bad and therfore went to another doctor, the results was fev1 80% and fev1/fvc ...

IS THIS ADULT ONSET ASTHMA?PLEASE ADVISE NEWBIE

WishINew
  • By WishINew · New reply April 23, 2012
  • 4 replies
  • Hi Over the last 4 months i have been suffering from a chronic cough and other issues including chest infection/throat infection/virus/increased nasal drip. Started December 2011, i had a cough that i ...

Acetaminophen and Asthma

kiteekat
  • By kiteekat · New reply April 21, 2012
  • 2 replies
  • This is the first time I have ever heard of this possible connection. I hope that more research is done. http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/7598 21?src=mp&spon=38 ...

Pediatrician vs Specialist for Asthma ?

Jesse-s_Mom
  • By Jesse-s_Mom · New reply April 13, 2012
  • 9 replies
  • Does anyone have any experiences of having their kids see their regular pediatrician for asthma versus an asthma specialist ? My son recently was diagnosed with asthma and we have only been seeing the ...

10 year old with asthma

Sue281
  • By Sue281 · New reply April 8, 2012
  • 4 replies
  • My son is 10 years old has asthma.. We seem to have his asthma under control w/meds.. But! When he gets a cold is very scary...please help ...

Chemical Sensitivities with Allergic Asthma

MGT
  • By MGT · New reply April 8, 2012
  • 4 replies
  • I was overexposed to a plug-in deodorizer. Inhaling the volutile organic compound resulted in a serious allergic reaction (anaphylactic attack--similar to the one suffered by individuals allergic to peanuts ...

Best Respirator Mask to Use While Cutting Grass?

webwiz
  • By webwiz · Posted March 26, 2012
  • 0 replies
  • I was diagnosed last year with allergy-induced asthma. One of the things I'm allergic to is grass cuttings. Since I expect to find myself in a situation where I will have to cut the grass, I'm wondering ...

frantastic11

frantastic11
  • By frantastic11 · Posted March 14, 2012
  • 0 replies
  • Anyone suffering from asthma symptoms in northern ma ...

my 6 year old pft

annmarie65
  • By annmarie65 · New reply March 13, 2012
  • 2 replies
  • fev(L) actual pred %pred 0.87 1.26 69 fev1(L) 0.86 1.11 77 fev1/fvc(%) 99 88 112 fef25%(L/sec 2.02 1.81 112 fef75%(L/sec) 0.74 0.87 85 fef25%-75%(l/sec) 112 114 98 fefmax(L/sec) 241 2.70 89 FIVC (L) 69 ...

Asthma/Allergy link to Formula?

Jesse-s_Mom
  • By Jesse-s_Mom · New reply March 13, 2012
  • 9 replies
  • My son is 8 and recently diagnosed with Asthma, also has problems with allergies (dust, pets, grass, pollen) and eczema rashes. A younger sibling however has none of these problems and they were raised ...

frantastic1

frantastic11
  • By frantastic11 · Posted March 13, 2012
  • 0 replies
  • Has anyone asthma been Bsd this month. I live in mass ...

Using a mask with inhaler & spacer

Jesse-s_Mom
  • By Jesse-s_Mom · New reply March 11, 2012
  • 1 reply
  • Do many of you use a mask attached to the inhaler and spacer ? My son is 8 and I purchased a mask that goes around his nose and mouth. Does anyone out there do this also, or tried it and found out it's ...

question

blessed01
  • By blessed01 · New reply March 10, 2012
  • 4 replies
  • How long does it take to get control on my asthma ...

Asthma and Panic Disorder

Angelina14799
  • By Angelina14799 · New reply March 6, 2012
  • 11 replies
  • I've been asthmatic since the age of 18 (currently 35). I also have anxiety disorder diagnosed in my late twenties. My asthma is both allergic and non allergic. Sometimes the anxiety about having an asthma ...

Respitrol

vdubber69
  • By vdubber69 · New reply March 5, 2012
  • 5 replies
  • As I am always on the lookout for any kind of relief from my severe asthma I came across an ad for a product called Respitrol. Has anyone tried this and if so what were the results? They claim an 88 ...

Alphabiotics for SO MUCH

jamin (Inactive)
  • By jamin (Inactive) · New reply March 4, 2012
  • 4 replies
  • Ok, I've had my 6th session of Alphabiotics for the OA issues I deal with...body is so messed up and especially since hip replacement.... Emotional and physical stressors building up in one's body causes ...

FINDING A PROGRAM

gilbert07
  • By gilbert07 · New reply March 2, 2012
  • 10 replies
  • I AM TRYING TO FIGURE OUT HOW I CAN GET HELPING GETTING MY INHALER PAID FOR OR A DESCENT DISCOUNT.... PLEASE HELP ...

This could help asthma and allergy sufferers who are uninsured!

Talisa_Aafa
  • By Talisa_Aafa · New reply March 1, 2012
  • 2 replies
  • Are you uninsured and looking for a specific brand-name medicine to help maintain your asthma and allergies? This page provides a complete list of the brand-name medicines available in the Together Rx ...

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