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Submitted by CantBreathe on Mon, 2010-03-22 11:47
I have been suffering with asthma for about 20 years.  I then developed chronic sinus infections and bronchitis.  About 5 years ago, I had sinus surgery to remove nasal polyps.  About this time, I also started allergy shots.  Due to insurance premiums, I stopped taking allergy shots.  For the first time in years after surgery, I could breathe out of both nostrils.  The allergy shots did help to some degree as well. The bronchitis and sinus infections reduced dramatically, but slowly came back.  I use the netti pot and must say that it is very helpful (at times).  I use a symbicort inhaler from time to time and  notice my asthma kicks in when it is cold or when I exercise.  I have never had asthma so bad where I needed a rescue inhaler, but nonetheless, I am tired of my conditio