I hope you had a very merry Christmas, my blog this week will cover an area relating to over indulging and excess eating. I feel a very suitable topic as much of us are guilty of this tradition during this time of year. Acid reflux or GERD (Gastroesophageal reflux disease) can sometimes cause asthma symptoms, … Continue reading That gut feeling
I would like to make my position very clear; I admire, respect and owe more then I could ever offer to Doctors, and the medical teams that provide their knowledge, experience and service. You may question this throughout this blog, hence why I wanted to make it clear before we get started. What am I … Continue reading The Magic Touch
Nebulisers are machines that turn liquid medicine broken up by oxygen, compressed are or ultra sonic power into a fine mist for inhalation through a face mask. This form of treatment is used in severe forms of asthma and other respiratory conditions, it can be used as a rescue pack or as part of a … Continue reading Nebulisers
As the weather is getting colder, I have found that my asthma is yet again changing. I am reminded of my asthma as a young child, struggling in the mornings and evening. A question most medical professionals ask an asthmatic is; does their symptoms disrupt their sleep? if so, it is normally a good indicator … Continue reading Nocturnal Asthma
Every 10 seconds someone has an asthma attack that can be fatal 3 people die in the U.K everyday from an asthma attack Two thirds of these attacks are preventable These facts make for a very hard read. My title suggests that some do not appreciate the severity of an asthma attack. Many argue that … Continue reading It’s just asthma?
I have been asked by many what an attack is like, this blog will hopefully answers those questions. An attack or asthma exacerbation is a caused when the airways become thinner, due to swelling restricting the airflow in the lungs. The muscles in the airways contract causing mucus to build up and further narrow the airways. … Continue reading An Attack
A simple instruction but an endless task. How do you recover from bad news or situations? My mother is a practitioner of energy and does everything in her power to remove bad energy and develop the good energy
Is it too early to be in the festive mood? probably; but this blog is not about Christmas but rather whether you are ready and preparing yourself for what is coming? In our part of the world we are preparing for the cold, and on the other (our Australian readers) they are getting ready for … Continue reading ‘Tis the season to be wheezy
Some people would classify this question as personal, people would rather tell your their weight then how much they earn. Thankfully my question is not based on financial riches, but rather the richness or quality of life you have. What does this have to do with respiratory conditions? More than you believe; why do you … Continue reading How rich are you?
A silly question? Think about it…who taught you to breathe? how many classes did you take? who corrected you? I ask these questions because there is a right way and a wrong to breathe. Your body adapts its breathing pattern to the current situation; for example if you are sat down and relaxed your breathing … Continue reading Do you know how to breathe?