Asthma - Do showers make you wheezy?

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Hi, just wondering if this happens to anyone. Everytime I take a shower. I start to get wheezy then have a very hard time to breathe.

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Asthma - Do showers make you wheezy?


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@Michelle50 Hello Michelle,

I've never heard of this, but I imagine it might be the humidity? I live in the South and the summers are hard for me because it gets so hot and muggy.

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It happens to me also.....that is why they tell you not to out an asthmatic in steam for an attack .....also saunas and hot tubs
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No taking showers does not bother me if I forget my medication yes I will get sick with my asthma I am over weight but work at Safeway in the craziness now pray for me plus I take Black elderberry syrup which helps me survive

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@Michelle50 This doesn't happen to me specifically, but it does make sense. Like Mandyy and br6490 said, I think the humidity and the steam can be hard for you. That's why they don't recommend saunas and jacuzzis for people with asthma and other breathing conditions.

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Yes it happens in the shower too , but I do love the hot water afterwards I feel better , I have allergies too which kicks in with my asthma

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