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  • Asthma?

    So i have been having some symptoms for the past 3 months and I am going to the doctor, but i wanted to see what others think. Here are my symptoms. I have loud cough mostly at night time but in the day too. Wheezing especially at night. I get super tired after cleaning my house or something where i Have to exert myself. I have chest tightness and its just not going away and over the counter cough medicines do not work at all. Also i had blood done thru my psychiatrist and my Absolute Eosinophils....
  • 16 days ago

    Nebulizers

    I have e-asthma. My body creates too many eosinophils which loads my lungs with mucus. I average one five to six day hospitalization per year. I highly recommend Nebulizers. They get the meds deeper in the lungs which can increase their effectiveness.
  • 17 days ago

    Alcohol and Asthma

    I found out that red wine is a trigger for my e-asthma. I seem to be ok with beer but I also some times enjoy rum and coke. Am I tempting fate?
  • 1 month ago

    Asthma, Exercise and Streroids

    My asthma comes and goes , recently when i started water aerobics I began to have problems and the inhaler is a steriod/albuterol...so feel uncertain continuing to exercise and feel that the asthma meds/steriods is affecting my weight loss?
  • 2 months ago

    Recently Diagnosed

    I've recently been diagnosed with asthma. I noticed last year that after I had bronchitis, it became harder and harder to get air in and I had this persistent cough that wouldn't go away. I initially just thought I had bad allergies but once I took a PFT last week, I was told that I had the lungs of a 47 year old. I was shocked! I am now on an inhaler that I have to use everyday as well as nebulizer. I have my rescue inhaler just in case I need it as well. I'm trying my best to wrap my....
  • 2 months ago

    Cough that does not go away - could it be candida????

    I have an issue with a cough and runny sinus drainage all day ... on and off. It started in 1994. I was on this board starting around 2000 for many years. I was really bad with severe coughing .. non stop for 24-36 hours at a time. And I was told I was a medical challenge. I went to National Jewish Hospital in Denver in 2003 and they did not really have any answers. I was and have been recently tested for asthma, but I do not have asthma. And I found doctors who would work with me and we would bounce....
  • 2 months ago

    19 year old-chronic cough

    My 19 year old daughter has been experiencing a chronic cough since August. She coughs so hard she throws up. She also has shortness of breath and has gained weight. Of course we have been to the doctor but her condition is not improving. Any suggestions would be appreciated.
  • 2 months ago

    Chronic Day Time Cough ONLY

    My son is 11 years old .Since three months he is coughing persistently ONLY in day time and during night while sleeping he doesnot cough . I took him to the regular doctor ( Pulmonologist) who treated my son for allergy and childhood asthma since 2009.The doctor took an X Ray of Chest PA view .He said the X Ray was clear .As usual prescribed Methyl Prednisolone for 5 days , Budecort and Levolin Rotocaps and Montekulast .The cough didnt go and after a week ,revisited the doctor . He gave a dose of....
  • 2 months ago

    Nebulizer

    Hi. I had a sever asthma attack the other night after smudging my apartment. But I've never had this happen before. So i only got the prednisone and inhaler. I'm curious how important a nebulizer is to have?
  • 2 months ago

    Pain

    I am a cardiac patient for the last several years. I have undergone PTCA CABG Pace maker renal denervation etc. Recently I fell unconscious and broken shoulder bone. Orthopaedic opinion is surgery. Cardiologists are not permitting. I am having severe pain. Any suggestion