Here is a much more personal blog post. This is to highlight what I have to do currently to try and manage my condition. I wanted to share this with you all as I have kept rather impersonal on my treatment to try and avoid confusion or debate about whether this works. It is not … Continue reading My Army…
For those of you who have asthma, have a child with asthma or knows someone with asthma, you may know what a peak flow is. It isn't particularly fancy nor is it something that would wow you, but it is used to help monitor asthma. I wanted to explain a bit more about it, how … Continue reading Peak Flow…What is it and why do I hate it?
I hate prednisolone. Now I know that I am supposed to be grateful that it helps me and often prevents so many attacks but I wish that there was a drug that could do it without all of the side effects. I am currently weaning and hoping to be pred free in a few weeks … Continue reading Prednisolone – the never-ending nightmare
The question posed above is one that I get asked regularly and get different responses to the answer. Sometimes I even get told that I can't be a Severe Asthmatic if I am not allowed a nebuliser at home. Originally, I was just as frustrated and confused as to why the medical team would refuse … Continue reading “Why don’t you have a nebuliser at home?”
*** DISCLAIMER!! I AM NOT A DOCTOR OR A HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONAL! THIS IS WRITTEN FROM MY OWN EXPERIENCES AND SHOULD NOT BE USED INSTEAD OF FOLLOWING YOUR DOCTOR’S INSTRUCTIONS! IF YOU NEED FURTHER ADVICE PLEASE SPEAK TO A PROFESSIONAL!! *** This post could very much apply to anyone taking antibiotics but as a Severe Asthmatic, … Continue reading MED’S MED’S ALL OF THE MED’S… PART 4