Latest in the Community
Hi lisamom3 and thanks for letting us know you feel good today and are breathing easy, too. I do hope this continues for you. All the best, Leon (site moderator)
Good, easy breathe today!
Sorry to hear you are having so much trouble with thrush. Just curious, what inhaler do you use and do you use a spacer? John. Site Moderator.
Oral thrush is something I get on a regular basis – despite doing all the things I’ve been told to do like gargling and brushing teeth straight after using the inhaler. It’s really unpleasant and I always end up with antibiotics from my GP. Have also tried different inhalers and use a spacer but still getting thrush – help and advice would be…
Hi RMHannah, and thanks for your post. You may be aware, we cannot provide medical advice or diagnostics over the internet (for your own safety), however, your concern certainly warrants a reply. Asthma symptoms can vary from patient to patient and so, your situation may be unique for you. There are people who have an asthma diagnosis and yet, do…
Hi again, Cammiecat, and thanks for your quick reply and sharing what your particular circumstances are all about. It’s understandable that this was a difficult day for you – some days can be good, some not so good. Either way, you must be looking forward to your visit with the pulmonologist on Tuesday. If this doctor is familiar with our…
Sorry, I have other chronic health issues, including mental health issues as well as severe Eosinophilic Asthma. It was just a difficult day. I am also unfamiliar with navigating your community messaging. Another struggle. I see the pulmonologist on Tuesday. I’m sure he’ll help me navigate the site….. right?
Hi DebJ, and thanks for letting us know you feel good. I do hope this feeling has continued for you. All the best, Leon (site moderator)
Hi again, Cammiecat, and thank you for this post. I’m sorry to hear you are struggling. Is there something you areable to do to get past this?
Please let us hear back from you when you are able.
All the best, Leon (site moderator)
Hi Cammiecat, and thank you for joining in this conversation and sharing your recent diagnosis. Since you have now been diagnosed with eosinophilic asthma, I am curious as to what was it changed from? Is this something you are able to share with the community? Leon (site moderator)
Just last April. I’m 55. After a series of attacks that sent me to the ER, my diagnosis changed to Severe Eosinophilic Asthma.
Sorry about your trouble with that cough and getting your doctor to recognize it as a symptom. Is it just after work that you cough, or is it persistent throughout the day? And how long have you been on your current asthma regimen? I ask these question just because it can sometimes take some time for a treatment regimen to improve symptoms. What…
Interesting you write this, as my coworker was discussing with me the benefits of having plants in your home. Back in the 80s doctors recommended my parents get rid of plants. At present I have no plants in my home, although after reading articles like this it may be time to add some. 🙂 All the best. John. Site Moderator.
I have a cough. I can’t get my pulmonologist to recognize it as an annoying symptom for me. I currently use Trelegy, ProAir as a rescue and took it upon myself to use a store brand Mucinex DM 1 tablet every night at bedtime to keep things moving yet try to keep the cough quiet. If I don’t take it, I can feel it in my lungs. My cough kicks in at…
Hi again, wheezie1 – we’re so glad to be able to provide the support! Persistent asthma certainly has its challenges, that’s for certain! Hang in there! Leon (site moderator)
Thanks, Leon, for your encouragement. Lufe with Severe Persistent Asthma, if nothing ekle
As Leon noted above, I certainly am pleased to hear that you enjoyed the article. Most studies show that both the mask and mouthpiece are equally effective, so it’s good to have choices. All the best. John. Author/ Site Moderator.