... upstairs,walking round a shop etc etc my doctor has referred me to a consultant and the appointment isn't till September.so can any one give me any advice or help towards coping with this.im 67 pretty healthy I am or rather was a walker who loved nothing more than a wander round the countryside and this I can't do any more... my doctor prescribed prednisalone and they made no difference montelukast but the side effects were too bad.i take a sera tide inhaler twice a day and ventolin as needed..id much appreciate some input