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Asthma Frustrations - Time to Vent!

We created this space as a judgment-free zone for our community members to openly vent about their frustrations of living with asthma. Some things are not meant to be said on Facebook or other social media platforms so we want to give everyone a chance to speak their mind! How often does your asthma make you angry? If you could say a few things to your asthma, what would they be? Let it all out here!

  1. Stop making so much mucus! My moderate persistent adult asthma is large under control now, except for excess mucus production. I had a CT scan yesterday, reviewed results with pulmonologist in his office this morning ... and everything is fine. The “mystery mucus” is coming solely from my upper right lobe and I sound like a walrus huffing up this stuff and clearing my throat. If anyone has any suggestions, please advise!


    1. Hi again, otter2154, and thanks for joining in the conversation here again. I understand exactly what you're saying! You did mentioned these symptoms have gotten better for you over the last few days. Is there something you can pinpoint that might account for this improvement?
      Either way, keep up the good work!
      All the best,
      Leon (site moderator asthma.net)

    2. In general, I have found that having the best asthma control thatl I can has helped. It was identified that a lot of my sputum issues are connected connected to the Il-5/Il-13/Il-4 pathway and there are some targeted therapies. I have found they help some but have not completely solved this issue. It is however much more tolerable. Be well.

  2. Thank you for this link. I booked-marked it and will read this evening.


    1. Hi again, otter2154, and thanks for acknowledging the information. I do hope you find the material to be helpful in a practical way.
      Warm regards,
      Leon (site moderator asthma.net)

  3. LET ME BREATHE THRU MY NOSE!! I hate being called a "mouth breather" like my disease makes me unintelligent, but it's so hard to be taken seriously when I'm incapable pf breathing thru my nose...


    1. We hear you PumpkinGhost - thanks for chiming in here!! You are in a community where folks know just how you feel and understand just what you are going through, too!
      Wishing you well,
      Leon (site moderator asthma.net)

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