Can stress make my asthma this bad?

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   Posted 12/12/2014 6:49 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi everyone and happy Friday :) Long story short, Monday was perhaps one of the worst days of my life, I almost got fired, lost funding for my graduate school and got screamed at by my adviser. Since then my asthma has been acting out but not too bad. Today basically i had tightness in my chest all day, even after i use my rescue inhaler, 2 hours later the tightness is back. I have not felt this bad since before I started any meds. Keep in mind basically nothing have changed in my life, except the stress.
Could it really be? is it a coincidence?
I still havnt recovered from that day but i m getting better ...

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   Posted 12/13/2014 8:22 AM (GMT -6)   
"Can stress make my asthma this bad?"

no way to answer that question with any degree of certainty -

but it's pretty easy to assume that stress will definitely make it worse - no doubt about that -

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   Posted 12/15/2014 8:54 PM (GMT -6)   
I am going to see my allergist on Thursday. I hope my asthma did not get any worse...
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