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 Can I burn incense in my room if my father has asthma as long as i keep my door closed?
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 It feels like i have phlegm in my chest?
But it hardly ever comes up and i have trouble breathing? what can i take/eat/drink to get this out? or help it get out of my chest/lungs or wherever the garbage may be?...


 Can strong antibiotics cause stomach problems after you're off it?
I've been off of an antibiotic (I took for pneumonia) for over a week and I always feel a bit bloaty and my upper stomach always hurts a bit (b/c of bloatyness I think). It feels like my ...


 what are the pathophysiology intubation ?
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 Chronic Sinus Infections?
If I go to the hospital is there anything they can so to clear out my sinuses? I took a 12 nose spay and 4 hours later I am stuffy again. i did not over use it and I have only taken it 3 days in a ...


 How long will it take for Singulair to start working/making you feel better if you have asthma?
I take Pulmicort twice everyday as a preventative medicne, but my doctor just prescribed Singulair to help as well. It's been 5 days since I started taking Singulair on top of the Pulmicort but ...


 where does mucus come from?
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 chest pain?
excessive drinking and ...


 If Alpha1 antitrypsin is genetic, why did my friend get it at age of 50?
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 site for quiting smoking??
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 acute bronchitis?
i went to the er about a week ago and he said i had acute bronchitis after i told him i couldnt breath that well, was coughing nasty stuff up and my back hurt.. well now its gotten worse, its really ...


 Has anyone had sinus problems and has had electro frequency?
The doctor recommended I have EMT.

I'm not sure what it is, but it's suppose to help my sinuses.

Has anyone had this done? How long was the recovery? Was it painful?...


 How Do You Know If You Are Breathing Ok Or Not?
I was just wondering.I am feeling a little out of breath or maybe im just imagining it.I don't seem to be in distress with breathing but just feels like im not breathing normally..like I don'...


 URGENT question!!! Asthma, feeling of being too tired to breathe???
Hi, for the last 2 weeks I've been having a flare-up of asthma symptoms from a sinus infection. I've been doing nebulizer treatments like crazy and I'm on inhailed steroids, but they&#...


 This is for running like in track and xc.?
Ok. i run. i love to run. not as well as i want to be able to run. but i cant help that because i have asthma. sorry if i spelled it wrong. i take advair and albuteral to control it. but i cannot ...


 I have a 5 year old on meds what should I do?
He takes an allergy med in the mornin and at night and then he also takes pulmicort respules everyday and albuterol when asthma attaacks get him He use to be good at taking his meds now he keeps ...


 Hyperbaric chamber?
Are Hyperbaric Chambers benefical in reducing back pain, Mostly a result from sciata, Evenmore, weight lifting and continuous strain that is work related?...


 can you get a pulmonary embolism 2 times?
I am 35 years old and last year I had a pulmonary embolism. I did not have surgery prior to. the drs. still don't know what caused it. Before it happened I do remember my legs feeling tired and ...


 nose congestion?
I've been having this problem for about 5 years now, I feel like my nose is stuffy all the time and every season but it's stuffy in a place where I can't get it out by blowing my nose ...


 i have acid refluxs?
and no voice for 1 ...



bopshaz
lou gehrig's disease?
my sister's partner has been diagonosed with this disease and he has gone down hill really fast and my sister is not coping what can she do
our father died last year and she didn't cope with that
now her partner has kept her in the house as he cant cope with going anywhere, he is very ill
                     




Mr Bellows
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My mom has alzheimers and I think that Lou Gehrigs disease may be the only one I think is more insidious.One of my aquaintances father has Lou Gehrigs and he had to put him in a nursing home.My mom will be heading to one soon too.It is heartbreaking to watch as someone you love breaks down from either of these diseases.But at some point the primary caregiver is overwhelmed and must consider a home.It breaks my fathers heart as well as mine and my sisters but we have to accept reality and put my mom in a home.My father has no life.All he does is take care of my mom.He cannot even go anywhere and leave her alone.He has become a drunk in the process and he is depressed all the time.That is no way to live and to be honest my mom will probably have a better life in a home than the one he is giving her now.Your sister needs to have her own life and as long as she is responsible for taking care of her partner she will not have much of one.It all sounds so selfish but it is reality.I am truly sorry for your situation and wish you and your family well but take my advice as much as it hurts.God Bless!!!


mac&cheese
I picked up a patient once that had it. She was relatively young too. It is a devastating illness and it has a fairly rapid onset (she went from fully mobile to full paralysis in less than 2 years). This is a harsh diagnosis and your sister needs to be prepared for what her partner is about to go through. It is a degenerative disease of the motor neurons. In a short time, her friend will lose all motor function. His mind will stay sharp while his body fails him. There is no known treatment. I'm sorry to say that death is expected within 2 to 5 years of onset. In the meantime, (and it is a mean time), her friend's muscles will begin to atrophy from lack of use. I wish there was better news, but this news is grave indeed. I'm terribly sorry. Your sister can only try to emotionaly prepare herself for what is to come. If you wish to look it up, the medical term is amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. God bless.


nursesr4evr
Is he on hospice? They have people who will come to the house for a few hours to give her a break, they also provide counselling for the caregivers.


Country girl
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She needs assistance in caring for him medically and some respite time when someone else can take over while she gets out of the house for a while. Call the Muscular Distrophy Association as this disease is one of those that they deal with. They have support groups and special equipment without cost to the patient or their family.


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