I have been waking up lately gasping for air. My lung doctor has ordered a sleep test. My question is. Could COPD and oxygen 24/7 lead to sleep apnea? I am already retaining CO2. Just wondered what the possibilities could be. Thanks!
I keep seeing these ads for salt therapy and I wondered if anybody knows about it.
Does taking a shower help you breathe better?
I have 2 /25 ft. Oxygen Tubing for my home concentrator, any idea the trick to keep it untangled?
It seems I do things without thinking, that make me feel worse soon after. I eat meat or spicy foods for a late dinner. Many times that results in a night of propping up on 3 pillows and sipping water. Sometimes the results are even worse than that. Another big issue I have is stress. Why can't I remember that in a world of COPD, a few dirty plates in the sink just don't matter? So I was wondering, are there things that you find yourself doing that make things some things worse… read more
My back feels like I have a heating pad on my back on high, and I don't. My skin doesn't feel hot to the touch, so it is inside next to my lungs I guess.It seems to be getting worse and my doctor has never heard of anything like it. It is hard to explain it.
lung infection somewhat rare.
I have a question for the community.
I am a 19 year survivor of esophageal cancer, had surgery which pulled my remaining stomach up into my chest cavity after removal of 2/3rds of my esophagus and 1/3 of my stomach. This then resulted in being diagnosed with COPD. I tried to convince my pulmonary Dr. that doing the above surgery caused my COPD, but he said that would not cause it. I will finally get to the question. Has anyone had a surgery such as I mentioned and had it result in… read more
I've seen tips for doing housework, traveling etc. Does anyone have tips for doing gardening while living with moderate to severe COPD?
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