This is an excellent and informative piece written by a Brittle Asthmatic called Lynn, you can also visit her blog at https://easywheezybreathy.wordpress.com
As you know I have Brittle Asthma. I was diagnosed after a very severe case of Mycoplasma Pneumonia in 2012, whilst spending nearly 3 months (thank you again to all the staff at West Middlesex Hospital) treating the infection & getting the Asthma under control.
What is Brittle Asthma I hear you scream… or maybe roll your eyes & go its just Asthma dude… thousands …nay millions have it. Well my friend, you are a little wrong….
Brittle asthma is a type of asthma distinguishable from other forms by recurrent, severe attacks. Brittle asthma is one of the “unstable” subtypes of “difficult asthma”, a term used to characterize the less than 5% of asthma cases that do not respond to maximal inhaled treatment.
Sounds pretty awesome so far right???? no??? we are just getting started in what this crazy form of Asthma is. So within this rare form, we have 2 sub-types…
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