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  • 3 months ago

    Asthma and Tylenol Cold Nighttime

    I have asthma but it only gets bad when I do heavy excersize or get sick, I have a cold and want to sleep at night but I can't because I am always waking up from cold symptoms and coughing (from my asthma). I really want to get a good nights rest so would it be dangerous if I took some Tylonal cold nighttime or would that be dangerous and prevent me from waking up when I need to take my inhaler?
  • 3 months ago

    trigger prevention

    A friend has recently been diagnosed with Asthma, triggered by smells. She feels secluded, unable to go to church or anywhere with many people, due to the perfumes and lotions. Is there any mask that prevents smells from entering her nose? Or would mouth only breathing prevent an attack? Any information would be appreciated so that I could help my friend. Thank you.
  • 3 months ago

    Can spirometer tests be inaccurate?

    I took a spirometer test last week to see if I have asthma from having bronchitis a couple of times when I was younger, and the results came back at my lung function is 62%. She said it was a low number and I do, but it's "controlled". The nurse that gave the test seemed pretty careless and I didn't understand as she kept changing her instructions and was pushing all kinds of buttons on the machine. She said to exhale as fast and as hard as I could within the beeps, but I didn't....
  • 4 months ago

    Do You Know the Signs of an Asthma Attack?

    Coughing, wheezing, trouble breathing? Asthma attacks rarely happen without warning. Rate and track your asthma symptoms here for better asthma control: http://wb.md/2plS1j2 Join the conversation! How do you know when you’re about to have an asthma attack?

  • 4 months ago

    Asthma Management

    I've had asthma for 27 years and been on a slew of medications. I've learned to live with symptoms no matter where or what I'm doing. Unfortunately it's become my normal and I'm just now wanting to put a stop to all my daily flare ups. I find it very hard to avoid triggers and medications only do so much for me. Anyone else feel in such a fog?
  • 4 months ago

    Asthma inhalers

    Sorry for typographical errors I took more pro air inhalations recently and had a cramp in my right leg about a week ago while in the bathtub. Truly terrifying! And no doctor ever warned me about cramps . I just called a pharmacist and was told that yes, pro air, which is Albuterol, causes cramps. I plan to stop milk products and perhaps won't need the inhalers again!!
  • 4 months ago

    Asthma and pro air medication for asthma

    I got a severe leg cramp again last night I never thought it was related to my inhaler. Now, for 3 months I will get off milk pruducts and see if I don't need the albuterol anymore. These cramps are terrifying I scream because the pain is so severe! I have had these cranks sporadically as long as I have been on asthma medication. I got off the steroids because I was becoming obese. Valia In NYC
  • 4 months ago

    Mint Asthma Trigger.

    The other day my teacher told me she'd never heard of mint triggering asthma before. Has anybody else ever had the problem with mint triggering their asthma, or was it just me..? Thanks.
  • 4 months ago

    Flowers of sulfur taken internally

    I am Woking in the woods and Deet is Okay, but I read that sulfur will work if taken internally in 1/8 tsp doses. Is this okay to do?
  • 4 months ago

    News Flash: Thunderstorms Can Trigger Asthma Flares

    Rain often helps people with allergies or allergic asthma by bringing pollen to the ground. But a new study says that's not necessarily the case with thunderstorms, which may actually trigger asthma outbreaks. Click here to read more: http://wb.md/2qwoRk9 We want to hear from you: What are your asthma triggers?