John Bottrell

I Have My Asthma to Thank for Making Me Smarter

As a child, John Bottrell was often stuck inside as his four brothers played outside. But that time indoors opened up a whole new world for him.

54 Respiratory Patient Stories

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

Growing Up with Asthma (and Bullies)

Opening Up to Your Partner About Asthma and Intimacy
2 mins
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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
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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

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

7 Simple Food Swaps When Living with COPD

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

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

A Day in My Life with Asthma

Surviving University with Asthma
6 mins
article
Kerri Mackay

Surviving University with Asthma

7 Questions Everyone with COPD Should Ask After Diagnosis
4 mins
article
John Bottrell

7 Questions Everyone with COPD Should Ask After Diagnosis

8 Common Myths About COPD, Debunked
3 mins
article
John Bottrell

8 Common Myths About COPD, Debunked

7 Tips to Avoid Summer Asthma Triggers
2 mins
article
Michelle Rivas

7 Tips to Avoid Summer Asthma Triggers

4 People Who Inspire Me to Live Well with Asthma
5 mins
article
Kamilah Howard

4 People Who Inspire Me to Live Well with Asthma

Talking to Kids About Asthma
3 mins
article
Michelle Rivas

Talking to Kids About Asthma

Changing Environments: Can Natural Disasters Put People with Asthma at Risk?
4 mins
article
Kerri Mackay

Changing Environments: Can Natural Disasters Put People with Asthma at Risk?

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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