... I am about two weeks into a flare of my asthma. I have an intermittent cough through the day and occasionally at night. ... (12 replies)
... why is my asthma worse at night is it because i share my room (1 replies)
... Why is asthma worse at night asthma (8 replies)
... Many people notice that their asthma is worse at night. ... (1 replies)
... sleep disorders and if you treat the sleep disorder the asthma improves. ... (8 replies)
... I do not have a sleep disorder, but I have found that my asthma feels much worse when I do not get enough sleep. The reverse is also true, when I get enough hours of sleep, my lungs do feel better. ... (8 replies)
... rible housekeeper, just that it takes a lot of work to have a dust free bedroom! Cats would be another potential problem. Both of these would be more problematic at night because you spend a fair amount of time in that one room. ... (8 replies)
... I have had very mild asthma for 11 years now after a bout of pneumonia and have only had to use my reliever inhaler now and again over that time. ... (6 replies)
... Ive noticed when I have attacks I actually feel somewhat better at night and worse when I first wake up. I believe that is probably because when I am congested all the mucus is just building in my lungs. ... (5 replies)
... I usually do not feel worse at night. ... (5 replies)
... interesting question. But I know it's true! Not just for asthma though! The last few years I've been through alot, orthepedic surgery, asthma, and cancer. All of them I felt worse at night! ... (5 replies)
... Why do people with asthma feel worse at night? ... (5 replies)
... At night, when at rest, our bodies relax and aren't working as hard to fight off that substance, so the asthma flairs up. Could be one explanation among the many great ones listed here. ... (8 replies)
... my asthma is horrid at night! I'll be up allllll night long coughing uncontrollably. So the doc told me it is because of the temperature decrease at night that causes this. I was given a cough medicine to take at night that also helps me to stay asleep. ... (8 replies)
... that shuts down at night, and makes you sleepy, is the same process that limits the severity of Asthma attacks during the day. In other words, at night your body has less ability to fight against Asthma. ... (12 replies)
... Not all asthmatics do. Please don't infer that this is true for all as it gives people just starting out with asthma a false sense of what their life will be like. Many of us have no issues at night as our asthma is well controlled. ... (5 replies)
... The body is "programmed" to shut down at night for sleeping. ... (5 replies)
... guess you're right, I should have said I have not been diagnosed with a sleep disorder. I guess I was just trying to point out the differences I can feel in my asthma with just a little more good rest, but I think I understand what you mean. ... (8 replies)
... Hi Beth :)
I want to have a sleep study done now that I have read your super informative posts.
Did you have or do you have asthma? Did the CPAP help?
What were your symptoms?
Thanks (8 replies)
... I learned about the asthma connection in my sleep disorder support group. Some of the members experienced a noticable improvement in their asthma symptoms once they were treated for apnea but they were told by their sleep specialists this would most likely happen... ... (8 replies)