Asthma, the gift that keeps on giving.


Once again Im way behind on my blogging, this time because I just haven’t been in the mood to write or talk about anything even vaguely related to asthma or hospitals. My last hospitalization a couple months back, continues to f-ck me up….mostly in the head. Other than the usual prednisone induced insomnia and resulting […]



Description of Asthma Introduction  Asthma is a chronic breathing problem that affects the airways in the lungs. These airways also known as bronchial tubes, are responsible to allow air to move in and out of the lungs. When your airways are inflamed, it causes repeated episodes of wheezing (a whistling sound when exhaling), breathlessness, chest tightness, […]

Life With Sputum

Airway mucus is usually a gel-like substance in a mostly fluid-like state. Its role is to protect the airways, provide hydration, and clear inflammatory cells.2 When mucus retention occurs, plugs can form.2 Mucus plugs have some connections to airway obstruction. Although, more research is being conducted to examine the relationship of airway mucus plugs to […]