Allergies and asthma

Asthma control is a daily challenge. And from air filters to shots, there's no end of ways to fight allergies. Share your strategies for what works - and what doesn't.


Travel with allergies??

  • By BackwardMan · New reply December 18, 2012
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  • I just experienced something that I know you will all want to learn about. I travel a lot for my job and have a lot of trouble with my allergies when I do. You're sort of at the mercy of the hotel when ...

People with Asthma

  • By tj026 · New reply January 22, 2012
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  • Iam trying to get input from everyone who's on this site and of course any member's who has Asthma.Please forgive me if i might miss spell some thing's. I have been a member on this site for a while and ...

Nasal ployps

  • By amerson · New reply June 19, 2011
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  • Would like to know if any of you has had, or know of anyone that has recurring sinus infections, and huge ployps, that can only be removed by surgeries! My daughter has this problem and has had 4 surgeries ...

Research Help On Asthma

  • By ritesh177s · Posted August 25, 2010
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  • Hi all, I am doing a research on asthma ... i would appreciate if you could answer few of my question.. it would be a great help… 1.What kind of topics/information do you look for on health portal ...

Pulmicort Flexhaler

  • By gooberfoob · Posted May 15, 2010
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  • Can anyone give me their experiences using Pulmicort Flexhaler ? I used pulmicort turbuhaler for years until it was changed to flexhaler. I did use the flexhaler for a year after it came out. I then changed ...

Asthma, Chronic Coughs, eNO and FeNO

  • By lowlycook · New reply March 26, 2010
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  • There has been a lot of excitement on the progress in measuring exhaled nitric oxide (eNO) and its significance to asthma and chronic coughs. A more detailed exhaled NO determinant is measuring the Fractional ...

Severe Asthmatic

  • By amandag5991 · New reply March 13, 2010
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  • I'm 30 w/ severe asthma - I take Advair500/50mcg , Zyflo600mg, Zrytec 10mg, Sprivia, Prednisone20mg, Albuterol/Atrovent (DuoNeb) every 2-3 hours, Allergy Shots (weekly) Ativan 1mg and I am waiting on ...

new medicine Asthma

  • By Jaleyn · New reply February 25, 2010
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  • I was wondering if any of the asthmatics out there have tried Zolair... I am using my rescue inhaler several times a day, even when I use the advair faithfully... I guess what I am trying to say is I ...

Preempting Asthma Attacks through the eNO System

  • By lowlycook · New reply February 5, 2010
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  • If we could preempt an asthma attack it would do great wonders to remedying the ailment. My youngest son, Jonathan, a 7-year old kid, didn't show any sign of asthma until one day recently when he had ...


  • By Dessher · Posted January 11, 2010
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  • I have sinus pressure & sinus pain for almost a year now. I have dizziness and acid reflux too. What should I do for the sinus pressure & sinus pain ...

Over the Counter Meds taken off the shelves

  • By christineforum · Posted September 8, 2009
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  • I just found out that ColdMD is taken out of the shelves for a class lawsuit. I didn't even know this, and I don't know what the lawsuit is about. Do you have any information on this, or, what other medications ...


  • By Jaleyn · New reply July 10, 2009
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  • I have had asthma since I was a child... It is getting worse as I get older, I am 54. I was wondering if anyone else has the same problem?? I get so tired and I have lots of headache, I sure is because ...


  • By Letterlady · New reply June 4, 2009
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  • I have had allergic symptons for several years (sneezing, watery eyes, runny nose, etc...) After seeing a allergy specialist, I was diagnosed with vasomotorhinitis. Does anyone else suffer from this ...


  • By cabcat · New reply March 7, 2009
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  • I asked what I could do to relieve the tightness and congestion in my chest in a previous discussion I got a few good answers and thank you all. I was asked if I took any other meds for my asthma and ...

Failed test for allergies and final result

  • By patient · Posted March 1, 2009
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  • If this can help anyone thinking about allergy tests because of conjestion, please consider the following: I showed no allergies inspite of lots of coughing and throat clearing. Several years later the ...

new albuterol

  • By foggie · Posted January 6, 2009
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  • is anybody taking provental for asthma or emphysema if so are you now taking the new one with the hfa I cannot take it as it is giving me a tremdndous heahache and sore throat I wondered if anybody else ...

Asthma's New Expense

  • By marianne3 · New reply December 8, 2008
  • 15 replies
  • Hello, everyone! I'm a writer here at U.S. News and World Report, and I also have asthma. I've known for some time--and was not too happy--that one of my most helpful medications was going to be changing ...

asthma copd

  • By cabcat · New reply October 22, 2008
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  • I have 3 questions to ask and I hope someone out there can give me an answer or two Has anyone out there with asthma been told that eszema occours alot of times to people who have allergys with asthma ...


  • By Beautiful1 · New reply July 17, 2008
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  • hi there i was wondering if you have congistion cn it make you feel like tire and not wanting to take inserest in anything just feeling a little tire or washed out do to me having allergies ...

Children & Food Allergies

  • By worriedmom1 · New reply January 10, 2008
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  • Would love to talk to another mom or dad that is going through the same thing as I am ...

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