Living with aspergillosis
Chronic illnesses, such as aspergillosis, can be both physically and mentally demanding. We have compiled information on lifestyle and coping skills which may be useful:
Detailed information on topics important for those living with aspergillosis.
A number of smartphone apps that may be useful; from those that will help with daily life with aspergillosis, to informative games about antibiotic resistance.
Lifestyle tips and strategies to help you cope with a chronic and little-known illness:
- Coping with Stress
- Managing Breathlessness
- Managing Chronic Pain
- Sex and Breathlessness
- Recognising and Avoiding Depression
In this section on Damp Homes, we go through the particular health hazards that damp and mouldy conditions can cause, and how to prevent damp in your home:
Information on many problems that aspergillosis sufferers may encounter, and tips on how to manage/avoid these, in order to keep well.
- Airborne Spore Report UK
- Air conditioning units
- Anti-allergy products
- Avoiding respiratory infections
- Face masks
- Food allergies and fungus
- Heightened sensitivity to smells
- Insect/fungus crawling on my skin
- Indoor air pollution
- Marijuana use and aspergillosis
- Multiple chemical sensitivity
- Stopping smoking
- Your lungs and exercise
The Aspergillosis Trust has compiled an A-Z of everything you might need to know if you have a diagnosis of aspergillosis. Written by patients for patients, this list has lots of useful tips and information for living with the disease:
practical advice shared in our support groups by other aspergillosis sufferers who have been there.