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Welcome to my blog about my life with both allergies and asthma . I have a range of food allergies [tree nuts, salmon, nightshade veggies, some melons, tropical fruits too], food intolerances [gluten/wheat, diary, soy and processed sugar], environmental allergies [mold, trees, dust, etc.] and allergic asthma. I know, I know, I'm a very lucky girl. I've got all that to deal with: bunches of allergies AND allergic asthma. But contrary to what most people would imagine, I am a lucky girl, and I hope that in joining me on this bloggy journey some of that "lucky" feeling, especially in the face of any level of chronic illness, may rub off on you. Just so you know, I didn't always feel that way: lucky. Sometimes my childhood felt like an endless stream of watery eyes, runny noses, itchy ears, hives, a tight chest and wheezing. There were colds, flu, infections, bronchitis and pneumonia. The pneumonia happened at sleep-away camp. I s...
So you're suffering from an asthma attack. You sit on the edge of the bed and reach for your rescue inhaler. But it's not there. Now what do you do? You do what people did before the modern age of medicine: you suffer.
Other than just suffer, what would you do treat your asthma if you lived in...
5,000 B.C .: You'd seek out a priest, magician or witch to find out what god was mad at you and what you can do to allay the anger of this god. You'd say an incantation or prayer for healing.
3,400 B.C.: If you're lucky enough to live in Egypt and you know a physician to prescribe crushed and sun-dried stammonium leaves and roots. You'd take these and set them over heated bricks and inhale the fumes. It won't heal you, but will give you some relief.
1,500 B.C : If you lived in China you were given a cup of yellow tea with an herb in it from the plant called Ma Huang ....
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