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tonytoshiba commented on the post, What Does an Asthma Attack Feel Like? 11 hours, 8 minutes ago

Sashabear,
At times I do not have the money for my deductible portion during the first 3/4 of the year. I ask the pharmacist the price of each script. When they ask why I let them know that I do not have enough money for them all. Many times they will reduce the price or triple the amount with the same price which is a great reduction. Brain…

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tonytoshiba commented on the post, What Have You Learned From Fellow Asthmatics? 11 hours, 20 minutes ago

Shellzoo,
Most sites state that you need prescription, not so, you order it and it is on your way.
When the asthma hits you hard and you cannot inhale your emergency inhaler the nebulizer will continue to provide the medicine into your lungs, going deeper and deeper as you are able.
As you know you must inhale using diaphragm.
I am having…

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Rachel M. commented on the post, Asthma Lexicon: Attacks Versus Flare-Ups 13 hours, 35 minutes ago

I really like the the term asthma episode. I am in the midst of an asthma episode. It has been over a week and I’m coughing all the time, on a nebulizer treatment every four hours, and have tightness in my chest. Saw my amazing Allergist and now, on Prednisone and antibiotics to prevent an infection. I am exhausted. It’s been a rough week or so…

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rjmoon commented on the post, The Difference Between Air Purifiers and Humidifiers 1 day, 12 hours ago

I’ve been going back and forth about getting an air purifier. For awhile I was shopping around for one, then I decided it probably wasn’t necessary and not worth the money, and now I’m back to thinking it might be a good idea after all. If nothing else, I won’t need to dust and vacuum as often, and that alone would likely help. I get by wearing…

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Leon Lebowitz, RRT commented on the post, Asthma Lexicon: Attacks Versus Flare-Ups 1 day, 12 hours ago

Hi krishwaecosse, and thank you for joining in the conversation here. It’s good to hear you were assertive by looking for another physician. A partnership between physician and patient will generally insure that one’s asthma is under maximum control.
Are you satisfied with your current medical practitioner?
Leon (site moderator)

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krishwaecosse commented on the post, Asthma Lexicon: Attacks Versus Flare-Ups 1 day, 17 hours ago

The difference between an asthma attack and a flare up of asthma is one that I found myself and a physician disagreeing on once. Needless to say I haven’t seen him again.
I had a fairly rubbish asthma attack which stopped me in my tracks and saw me trying to selfmedicate before calling for additional help. Upon discussing this with the doctor…

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Sumra Alvi commented a story 2 days, 1 hour ago

Hi llchev66, thanks for commenting on this story it’s great to hear from you. How have you managed stress and asthma? Do you have any tips? Looking forward to hearing from you. Warmly, Sumra (Asthma.net Team)