The restaurant I work at has recently reopened and although they r having staff wear masks and limiting certain aspects of service I’m a little anxious and not sure if I should go back yet.
I’m also wondering what others are doing in regards to self isolation? I have been very careful about social distancing to this point but now that we are in phase 2 with a few things opening up and people getting together in small groups, is it relatively safe to get… read more
I have always used 1 pillow to sleep but I wonder if it would be better for me to sleep with my chest elevated.
Here’s the link to the page where you can find yesterday’s webinar. https://www.copdfoundation.org/Learn-More/I-am-... Scroll down until you see the list of webinars, and it’s the first one. In this one both Dr. Tomashow and Dr. Han talk about people with COPD who have recovered from the virus, along with other information that is very timely and useful.
My lung function is 33% so I’ve got to self isolate.My family gets my groceries etc,.I’ve not been out since March.With the warm weather would it be safe to go sit on my sisters patio with safe distancing in place.I would just sit on my walker and take my own drink.My sister also hasn’t been out but my brother-in-law goes for their shopping etc,.It’s such a worrying time.I hope you all stay safe.I was also looking up masks because someone made me one… read more
I have this and I'm wondering if anyone else has it. My windpipe is collapsing and it is very hard to breath. Hopefully I will be getting a stent in my windpipe. Just wondering if anyone else has this?
I have read comments from people in hospice care. They are given morphine. Is dying from COPD very painful? If not pain, what is the morphine for. I have experienced fear when having a flare-up but too busy trying to get oxygen to feel pain. Does the lack of oxygen to your organs cause pain?
How does the inhaler Incruse Ellipta 62.5 rate? Can Combivent Respimat be used with Incruse? Also, I seldom use Respimat I feel I don't need it since I use Incruse. Should I use it a few times per day to make sure my lungs stay open?