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Asthma board

I am so sorry for your loss. What a horrible thing to happen. My heart and prayers go out to all of the families and friends of those involved.

Yes, stress can make asthma much worse. My father-in-law had a massive heart attack in the fall and was hospitalized for 3 months with many complications before he passed away. It was a very stressful period for our family. I started having panic attacks, where I couldn't catch a breath and my chest started hurting. I take Xanax when I have those attacks. And my dr ended up putting me on Zoloft for a few months. Not that I am recommending that you start taking drugs. But you might want to see your dr and maybe he/she can suggest something for you. Taking too much albuterol will definately wire you up and will probably make things worse. It is going to take a while for you process what has happened and deal with it. You definately should speak to someone about it, maybe a clergy member or counseler.

Once things have settled down and you are feeling better, do something fun and relaxing for yourself. You deserve it.