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The Asthma Thread

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Are you serious?<br>
Um, but, no. I would not trade sleep for weight loss. Nope, I get so few good nights as it is.<br><br>
But, I do need help with medication. Rinda has been a wealth of knowledge and she's been spot on every time...<br>
foradil... I thought helped but it didn't... I think I had one placebo-effect run...<br>
asthmanex.... same as foradil. I am on my second month with little improvement.<br><br>
I go back to the doctor in a few weeks.
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I am not really an expert on this, but,<br><br>
Today I ate a banana and a yogurt at like 10am.<br>
No run today so I had lunch of leftover spaghetti and salad around 1pm.<br>
Then because I ate lunch early I had a turkey and cheese sandwich around 7pm (but small, on an English muffin).<br><br>
Oh yeah, as a youngster I had both asthma and tons of allergies. I had shots for allergies (4 in each arm) every week or two. I do not think they promote that build tolerance regimen anymore. Re the asthma, my mom simply told me to do what I could do. It only bothered me seriously when coupled with allergic reaction. There were a couple of events that were memorable. Exploring the mold and mildew ridden old barn was one. The next 24 hours were scary. And then there was the time the nurse gave me a double dose of every allergy toxin. The next 24 hours were scary.<br><br>
Anyway, after all that, things improved as I aged. When I went into the Navy my mom said "don't tell them anything, you're all better". I've adopted that philosophy ever since.<br><br>
The shots? Who knows. Another theory is that people outgrow these things. Who knows. Maybe it was my diet. Now let's see, soda, candy, ....
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