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If Someone Has Had Valves Put In Their Lungs Could You Please Share With Me How Much They Improved Your Breathing?
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A MyCOPDTeam Member

That’s just fine Penny.

posted 52 minutes ago
Has Anyone Experienced Or Experiencing An Increase In Mucus As A Result Of All The Inhalers And Methods We Use To Breath Easier?
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I'm A former smoker.copd and emphazima.diagnosed 6 years ago

A MyCOPDTeam Member

I don't think that the inhalers are what make increased mucus production. [They only help to relax your airways to allow you to breathe easier.] There are many things that can cause increase… read more

posted 14 hours ago
Is It Ok To Carry IPhone Inlittle Po Kent Provided On Carry Bag For POC?
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A MyCOPDTeam Member

A study on cell phones and oxygen use found a potential sparking danger when unplugging charging cords while using supp O2. The same potential would apply to other electrical devices like shavers and… read more

posted 8 hours ago
I Am On Oxygen 24/7. Can I Sleep Using My Portable? It Delivers The Oxygen By Pulse.
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A MyCOPDTeam Member

I use it on trips, for weekend getaways. My Dr said ok but make sure you have your alarm on so if your not breathing it will wake you up.

posted 2 days ago
I Am Looking For Ways To Improve My Breathing While Standing Or Walking. I Sit Way Too Much.
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A MyCOPDTeam Member

Thank you for your thoughts

posted 2 days ago
I Have Been Put On Lasci Twice A Day And An Antibiotic 3 Days A Week. Anybody Having Side Affects From This Combination. I Am Feeling Very T
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A MyCOPDTeam Member

ps. Feeling tired is also a sign of Dehydration.

posted 8 hours ago
Does Anyone Know How Many Hours Consecutive You Need To Wear TRILOGY 100 To Be Effective Blowing Off C02?
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A MyCOPDTeam Member

I use mine at night. The triology machine they took me off. Trilogy. I think it was because of my insurance. I'm on medicaid. I won't have medicare until sixty five, which is in about five more months

posted 5 hours ago
What Does Everyone Do For Anxiety
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A MyCOPDTeam Member

My Pulmonologist sent me to see my GP to get put on an anxiety medicine. I got put on a low dose to take when having an attack.

posted 4 days ago
How Does One Handle Going To Dentist? Like For Extractions And Implants?
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A MyCOPDTeam Member

@A MyCOPDTeam Member you can develop an abscess in your lung from an infected tooth, as I did 2 years ago. Mine became life-threatening, thank you Kaiser, and my right lung had collapsed by the time… read more

posted 3 days ago (edited)
L-TYROSINE 500mg
A MyCOPDTeam Member asked a question 💭

Hi has anyone used the above tablets i bought them from Holland & Barrett to help my lungs they do seem to help me clear my chest in the morning and wondered if anyone else had tried this item ?

A MyCOPDTeam Member

Oh okay i asked the assistant for anything to help my chest and this is what he recommended ?

posted 2 days ago
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