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Asthma and Allergies in 2020: Hope and Support During Uncertainty

Asthma and Allergies

Like many organizations, the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) has been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. The asthma and allergy community has been heavily impacted by several events of 2020: The public health emergency and economic recession caused by the COVID-19 pandemic Loss of health care or delayed access to medications due […]

My Life as an Asthma Mom online,used pulse oximeters My Asthma Mom

My Life as an Asthma Mom

My Life as an Asthma Mom online,used pulse oximeters My Asthma Mom So it shouldn’t surprise me when someone says, ” Hey, did you see the story about……” This week’s tip comes from The Hubster.  He was listening to a radio show that had a story called “Oxygen-Detecting Devices Give Misleading Readings In People With Dark […]

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, […]