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... How hard is it to get on disability when you have asthma? ... (8 replies)
... My aunt had her first asthma attack in 2001 during a hike in the mountains. ... (2 replies)
... ound this board, and thought you all seem pretty cool. To introduce myself, my name is Kelly, I am 22 years old and I am a severe asthmatic. I was diagnosed with asthma when I was 7 years old, I have been hospitilized several times, and I have at least twice yearly doctor visits...sometimes more.... ... (2 replies)

Aug 3, 2005
... Do you have asthma or some other lung problem? ... (10 replies)
... Thanks everyone for sharing your struggles. The coughing can really wear you out and affect your quality of life. Others who haven't experienced it just don't understand. I went through months on end of the coughing a couple years ago. I was so thankful when it finally got better. It was a gradual process though. It had been in the low 40's here. What a help. ... (43 replies)
... ssues at my job. The EPA investigated and found that pesticide had been used. I developed irritant lung spasms. My dr wrote a letter advising that I be put on disability and not be in that area. The pesticide had become restricted use but it is sold in small quantities in herbicides. ... (5 replies)
... funny you should mention fibro, I have that too. Now I'll be home taking care of my son. Do they make you use all your earned time? My biggest concern is christmas to new years I have no child care for my son. I think he has the flu too. Thank you so much for this information. I wouldn't have know to ask you if you guys hadn't mentioned it. You're great!!!!!!!!! (11 replies)
... American Disability Act of 1991 protects people with medical conditions such as asthma, fibromyalgia, heart conditions, etc. ... (11 replies)
Aug 3, 2005
... Only a doctor can answer that question namz. People who live in the States and have asthma are covered under the Americans with Disability Act of 1991. It's mainly set up to make sure people with chronic health problems are not discrimanted against in their jobs......etc. Hope you feel better. ... (10 replies)
... and have had asthma and severe chemical sensitivity ever since. I am presently in a workers comp case and may have to leave my aerospace job due to the chemical sensitivity. ... (2 replies)
... es. This is what your HR department is there for. If it was me, I would have tried that first, and if that didn't work, I might have tried to get on short term disability from work. This might have prompted them to change things regarding the air fresheners. Without your job, what are you going to do for your health insurance? ... (8 replies)
... This is the same reaction I have received from my doctor. All I can tell you is that I cannot get deep breaths and cannot do anything physical without being out of breath or that requires me to talk for extended periods ( I am a teacher and that is part of my job). I know it sounds strange, however It is very difficult to sleep...when I struggle to get deep breaths it seems... (12 replies)
Sep 6, 2005
... yoyo between 40mg and nothing, but more time on than off it. There are loads of other treatments u can try before you give up work. I have severe type 2 brittle asthma and have just returned to work after 2 years off due to my ill health. ... (10 replies)
Aug 3, 2005
... I have asthma and what he calls permently remodeled airways I have tried many different meds but nothing works as well as prednisone the albutorl is just to get me by when I need to do something that requires "work" i am just trying to figure out what i options i have, btw i am covered under the family med leave act at work but its not paying me for the days i am off because... (10 replies)
Aug 3, 2005
... Hi - I agree with Sue430 - if the doctor tells you you will never get better at the age of only 37 it's time to find another doctor - there are just too many medications/alternative medicines out there to accept you will never get better. I bought the book "Reversing Asthma" and it has helped me a great deal - you might want to consider giving it a read - best of luck! (10 replies)
... How bad does it have to be before Social security says it qualifies? (1 replies)
... I was in the Army for 4 years and was diagnosed with asthma at my first duty station. However, I wasn't discharged...the doctors just treated me like crap. They never explained to me what was going on... ... (1 replies)
... You can pick up the papers at your local Disability office. The key is, if your disability makes you unable to work at your current job. The form will ask you a series of questions related to that. Be absolutely honest, but also specific. ... (2 replies)
... California state disability was great in helping me. My primary doctor took care of the paperwork and disability has been helping me for a few months now. ... (8 replies)
... charge dr at the hospital said he didn't think my son has asthma and gave us all types of scenarios as to what the problem is. ... (3 replies)

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