PE associated with airway hyperresponsiveness

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Re : PE associated with airway hyperresponsiveness

Postby bendecida27 » Mon Feb 04, 2008 03:27 pm

Hello, I used the bomb for asthma when I was pregnant. And I lost my two babys.

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Re : PE associated with airway hyperresponsiveness

Postby hhbeachgurl » Mon Jan 28, 2008 07:37 pm

I have asthma, at times pretty severe, and during the beginning of my pregnancy through about 18 weeks I was needing to use my nebulizer

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Re : PE associated with airway hyperresponsiveness

Postby mother bear » Sat Jan 26, 2008 05:13 pm

Weird. I have allergic asthma. Only when I'm stupid enough to eat my trigger food. Funny thing though, it was the normal pregnancy that started off in week 3 with an asthma attack for the first time in a couple of years. Although I remember it was hard to breathe right after the PE birth with all the pounds of fluids going every which way. That wasn't asthma though, that was different.

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Re : PE associated with airway hyperresponsiveness

Postby sandy » Sat Jan 26, 2008 12:23 am

I, too, had had asthma since a child. I have wondered if decreased oxygen saturation in the bloodstream during pregnancy could have an affect in this way...

Yet another interesting development!

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Re : PE associated with airway hyperresponsiveness

Postby mrs.magdaleno » Fri Jan 25, 2008 10:00 pm

I have asthmatic allergies. I remember having to use my albuterol inhaler during my pregnancy. As Alanna mentioned, I too am not sure if it was my asthma or developing PE. Something to really think about.

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Re : PE associated with airway hyperresponsiveness

Postby alviarin » Fri Jan 25, 2008 01:58 pm

I have reactive asthma, and it also was acting up last pregnancy. I also had that hard to breathe feeling at the end of my first pregnancy- not sure if it was asthma or developing PE.

Allergies and asthma run in my family, along with autoimmune disorders, so I wonder if AHR is associated with an overactive immune system.

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Re : PE associated with airway hyperresponsiveness

Postby missgamecock » Fri Jan 25, 2008 12:39 am

I have asthma and it is made worse in pregnancy!

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Re : PE associated with airway hyperresponsiveness

Postby kara » Fri Jan 25, 2008 11:03 am

I dont' have asthma, but I do have periodic dyspnea, or "air-hunger". I wonder if that could be related?

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Re : PE associated with airway hyperresponsiveness

Postby dja » Thu Jan 24, 2008 11:49 pm

Wow - this is fascinating, esp since I have periodic asthma...

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PE associated with airway hyperresponsiveness

Postby caryn » Wed Jan 23, 2008 11:34 pm

Several large retrospective cohort studies demonstrate that pre-eclampsia is common in asthmatics. Whether airway hyperresponsiveness (AHR), a hallmark of asthma, is associated with pre-eclampsia is unknown. We measured AHR... AHR was increased in women who have had pre-eclampsia. This association and its possible mechanisms warrant further investigation.

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