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asthma........

Discussion in 'Staying Healthy' started by spockily, Dec 6, 2017.

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    so i have asthma and i was woundering how people with it are traveling and what do yall do when you have no insurence and a attack on the road i rarley have them but when i do they are normally pretty bad i do have a inhaler and also a nebulizer but the nebulizer is way to heavy to be carrying around any advise from anyone would be greatly appreicated
     
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    When I don't have an inhaler, it is a lot harder to get breathing normally again, but the things that work for me are

    Chewing coffee beans- this can have a similar effect as the steroids in inhalers.
    Smoking a bit of sage- this helps your lungs to cough up phlegm and open up.
    Making inhalers out of essential oils- My current blend is; eucalyptus, evergreen, lavender, lemon (there's others that work for this however). You take a diffuser stick and put it inside of something like an empty chapstick container or they make actual inhaler diffuser things for essential oils. Just inhale the fumes from the combination of oils you use (I can recommend a few blends), hold it and exhale, then try cough and breath, clasp your hands above your head or hang from something to open your lungs more.

    Repeat again in a minute as necessary after you see how it affects you.

    Obviously, also staying away from smoke and smog always is good preventative measures.
     
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    thank you so much this is so help much i cannot wait to try all of this
     
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    the more blends you can tell me the better