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Diagnosis

Good evening all.

Whilst I see most of you are from CA or USA, I’m from the UK.

I don’t have COPD but my grandfather is in the process of being diagnosed. He’s 75 and has had a prolonged cough for 6 years now. 4 years ago he was told it was it was an allergic reaction to his two cats and his pet budgie. Obviously I did question this however nothing came of it. 3 months ago he came to my house coughing up blood and his lips were blue (I quickly dialled 999 as he has a heart condition (Angina) and had a… read more

posted about 4 hours ago by A MyCOPDTeam User

Relax. While a lung function of 25% does put him in the very severe range, there are medications and treatments that are available. The first thing I'd… read more

posted about 1 hour ago
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Herbal Remedies

Does anyone use herbal remedies? I went to a chinese herbalist a few years ago. They diagnosed emphysima before the doctors did. I took a 5 day course of roots and plants boiled up and then to drink 3 times a day. I thought it really helped (Tasted disgusting though) it didnt help my bank balance at 350. But my doctor advised me not to anyone any advise?

posted about 7 hours ago by A MyCOPDTeam User

There's clearly no scientific evidence to suggest this works, so it kind of comes down to whether you think it's worth the money. Personally, I don't… read more

posted about 6 hours ago
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Monkulast 10mg tablet at night & Uniphyllin 200mg twice a day

Another question.
I have been taking montlukast for about 8yrs it is suppose to help minimise inflamation in lungs. I have been taking Uniphylin for about 2 yrs and it is suppose to do the same thing. But i do not think i have benefited from either is anyone else on these medications and if so do you feel any benefits from them ?

posted about 7 hours ago by A MyCOPDTeam User

It doesn't matter whether anyone else benefits from them, you don't think you do. Talk with your doc about this and, with his knowledge, stop taking one… read more

posted about 5 hours ago
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Cbd oil/hempseed oil

Im just looking into purchaseing cbd oil but im not sure which one as there is the cbd oil and hempseed oil. Any infomation on which is best would be apreciated and also where i can purchase.

posted about 10 hours ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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posted about 8 hours ago
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Survival of copd

Just diagnosed with copd at the age of 35 with 2 daughters - 6 and 3 year old ... wanted to know if i will survive till my younger daughter turns 25 ? Smoker since 20 years ... left it completely now ...

posted about 17 hours ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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If you've quit smoking, you've done the really hard part of managing and controlling your COPD. Get a pulmonologist and have a complete diagnostic… read more

posted about 13 hours ago
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Anyone use prilosec to help with gas and bloating ?

i do have a question , my lungs are hyperinflated have been for awhile but after i eat certain things i get gas so bad it feels like i cant breathe and it hurts really bad i literally keep pepto bismol in stock at my house it happens whenever it wants even in the middle of the night it doesnt matter my chest balloons up and i can feel it . any one else have this problem often ?

posted about 22 hours ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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Hi and welcome Amy1975, You are most definitely not alone. I always have a 300 count bottle of Tums handy. Best Wishes, judg69

posted about 22 hours ago
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Has anyone tried CBD oil for their copd? If so, did it help?

If you used it or are using it, are there any meds you went off of to use it? What research I did suggested not using it with certain meds. At this stage of the game, I am willing to try anything to help breathe better.

posted 1 day ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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l take it mostly befor bedtime

posted about 2 hours ago
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