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How must do people pay around the world for meds?$

tags: Meds cost

posted about 19 hours ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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C congratulations

posted about 4 hours ago

The Herb Red Sage /

Hi Everybody, Hope everyone had and will have a good day. If you read on me you can see I have had copd for some time. I read everything I can on the disease that I can find that is not in your normal just pop up places. Read about the Chinese herb RED SAGE. I know what it says the benefits of this may be. On a few off beat sites I found, I read that it is not widely known or that red sage does help copd. Some actually claim that is may be a cure. While I am not native and know there is… read more

tags: Red Sage Red sage

posted about 24 hours ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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Hi Vicki, I sure will one way or the other. I your story and do not know how old it may be or where you are at this stage with it all. I was diagnosed… read more

posted about 22 hours ago

MEDICINE

Is anyone on the following Medications ?

A) sirdupla 25 mgm ?

B) Ventolin Evohalet 100 mgm ?

C) Braltus 10 mg ?

D) Brisoprolol fumarate 7.5 mg ?

E) Gliclazide 80mg ?

F) Metformin 850 mg ?

G) Folic Acid 5 mg ?

H) Atorvastatin 80 mg ?

I) Losartan Potassium 50 mg ? I

J) RIVAROXABAN 20 MG ? I'm particularly interested in the RIVAROXABAN and why you was placed on it ? I'd like to keep search within England please reaching l
Lands Endnd to John o Groats!! However I will expect answers from as ??????? With… read more

posted 1 day ago by A MyCOPDTeam User

How do you help decrease your anxiety? Any tips you would share?

tags: decrease anxiety

posted 1 day ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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My oncologist recommended I see a psychiatrist for my anxiety and he prescribed me Paxil. I haven't taken it yet because I don't agree with his… read more

posted about 3 hours ago

Does anyone deal with trapped air in your lungs which results in high anxiety?

I have been doing the pursed lip breathing & using oxygen - any other suggestions?

posted 2 days ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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The anxiety can be dealt with through a combination of medication to reduce anxiety, talk therapy to learn to deal with the anxiety and learning and… read more

posted 1 day ago

Has any member here been given Decadron to ease breathing and did it help?

I do believe it is a type of Cortisone. It was given to me in the ER on Friday and made such a difference with my breathing.

posted 2 days ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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Decadron is an " old timey" steroid. Has been in use for ages.

posted about 13 hours ago

Does anyone have any experience/knowledge about the Wei Institute and its products?

posted 3 days ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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It's a cousin to the stem cell treatments for COPD. Doesn't work, no scientific data, lots of testimonials and no facts. Not covered by insurance or… read more

posted 3 days ago

Steroids

Does anyone take a preventive dose of @prednisone ( 10 mg ) for over a month in an attempt to ward off any annual seasonal COPD exacerbation ? If so , has it helped ?

edited, originally posted 3 days ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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i take 10mg ever day it helps me a lot gives me more energy and i feel better been on it for ten years now one of the side effects is thin skin some… read more

posted about 5 hours ago

Is there a different site for the partners and helpers of those with COPD

posted 4 days ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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There are a number of boards and forums for people with COPD that also offer a site for caregivers. Just google "help for caregivers of COPD" and you'll… read more

posted 4 days ago
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