Ok here's a good one, I just found out that my doctor doesn't use peek flow numbers to guage wellness.
Being a LONG term asthmatic I'm used to not being able to breathe so when I get bad I'm not one to go to the ER when I need to, so I thought I could use an "Asthma Action Plan" but since he doesn't go by those I can't come up with an action plan to guide me to go to the ER if I need to.
I'm going to see if I can do it on my own.
My chest is heavy again today I really need an air conditioner it's so hard to breathe because of the humidity we're not getting a lot of rain but the humidity is high.
The worst of it is I have no rescue inhaler and the meds for my nebulizer won't stop an attack because the dosage is TOO low it's only geared towards opening my lungs enough to allow the Advair ( 500/50 ) and the Qvar to get in to my lungs, and I haven’t been able to get my doctor to strengthen up my meds or give me a better rescue inhaler and I've been trying for the past 2 years. Now my asthma is categorized as severe persistent and I still can’t get him to strengthen my meds or give me a better rescue inhaler.
I'll be seeing him monday ( the 12th ) and I'll try again.
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