John Bottrell

8 Tips to Help Your Kids with Asthma “Fit in”

John Bottrell's asthma made it difficult for him to socialize with other kids. Here's how he helped his kids "fit in."

60 Respiratory Patient Stories

The One (Very Good) Reason You Shouldn’t Wait to See a Doctor About Breathlessness
7 mins
article
Barbara Moore

The One (Very Good) Reason You Shouldn’t Wait to See a Doctor About Breathlessness

What to Do When Asthma Is a Relationship Buzzkill
4 mins
article
Michelle Rivas

What to Do When Asthma Is a Relationship Buzzkill

7 Ways to Handle Unwanted Advice on COPD
5 mins
article
Barbara Moore

7 Ways to Handle Unwanted Advice on COPD

20 Tips to Keep Sane with Social Distancing and Asthma
7 mins
article
Cróna Tansey

20 Tips to Keep Sane with Social Distancing and Asthma

5 Ways Growing Up with Asthma Makes Me a Great Asthma Parent
3 mins
article
John Bottrell

5 Ways Growing Up with Asthma Makes Me a Great Asthma Parent

6 Ways Asthma Has Impacted My Marriage
4 mins
article
John Bottrell

6 Ways Asthma Has Impacted My Marriage

Growing Up with Asthma (and Bullies)
4 mins
article
John Bottrell

Growing Up with Asthma (and Bullies)

I Have My Asthma to Thank for Making Me Smarter
4 mins
article
John Bottrell

I Have My Asthma to Thank for Making Me Smarter

Opening Up to Your Partner About Asthma and Intimacy
2 mins
article
Michelle Rivas

Opening Up to Your Partner About Asthma and Intimacy

7 Steps to Keep Asthma in Check for Winter
3 mins
article
Kerri Mackay

7 Steps to Keep Asthma in Check for Winter

Asthma Helped Me Land a Career I Love
3 mins
article
John Bottrell

Asthma Helped Me Land a Career I Love

Why You Need to Be Kind to Yourself After an Asthma Flare-Up
3 mins
article
Michelle Rivas

Why You Need to Be Kind to Yourself After an Asthma Flare-Up

Diagnosed with Asthma? 6 Types of Doctors You Might See
3 mins
article
John Bottrell

Diagnosed with Asthma? 6 Types of Doctors You Might See

Afraid to Ask for Help with Asthma? Here’s How I Got Support
3 mins
article
Michelle Rivas

Afraid to Ask for Help with Asthma? Here’s How I Got Support

7 Simple Food Swaps When Living with COPD
5 mins
article
John Bottrell

7 Simple Food Swaps When Living with COPD

A Day in My Life with Asthma
5 mins
article
Michelle Rivas

A Day in My Life with Asthma

About Life Effects

Living with one or more chronic conditions affects your life in so many ways. The only people who really know what you are going through are those who have faced the same challenges for years. With that in mind we have created Life Effects, an initiative shaped by patients, for patients.

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