April showers bring May flowers…

April showers bring May flowers…

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…and watery eyes, lots of sneezing, and so much huffing and puffing!

Not being able to catch your breath is one of the scariest feelings you can ever experience. Patients with asthma face this scenario all too often. The pain from wheezing and the fear from not being able to draw a deep breath can easily lead to panic and anxiety.

If you have Asthma, you are not alone. 1 in 12 Americans have been diagnosed with some type of Asthma. It is the most common respiratory ailment in the U.S., also the deadliest one, more so than cigarette smoking! Asthma can be seasonal allergies for some but many are faced with this disease year round. There are many different types of asthma each triggered by various culprits and no one treatment fits all. Some treatments are simple and inexpensive but for more serious cases, the treatment can come with a huge and often unaffordable price tag.

At Simplefill, we work with patients needing asthma medication assistance every day, and understand their unique needs. Many asthma patients take medication like anti-inflammatory asthma inhalers daily to prevent attacks. These inhaled steroids keep airways open as patients go about their lives. However, when every breath is a struggle, asthma patients need quick-acting bronchodilator asthma inhalers to make breathing easier. We offer assistance across both kinds of asthma medication, and we’re happy to talk with asthma patients individually to help them get the prescription assistance they need