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Can Someone Please Tell Me How To Get Rid Of Mucus

Can Someone Please Tell Me How To Get Rid Of Mucus

I am waiting on results of a ct scan but saw my respiratory nurse last week and she said my shortness of breath is caused by mucus. Can someone please tell me what is the best way to get rid of it. Thank you all very much in advance 😊

A MyCOPDTeam Member said:

In the UK we useCarboCistaine 375Gm Hard Casules two twice a day

posted 32 minutes ago

Is There A Continuous Flow Portable Oxygen Concentrator?

Is There A Continuous Flow Portable Oxygen Concentrator?

A MyCOPDTeam Member said:

I was part of Impact 2020 advocating for LOX, and it’s so frustrating, @A MyCOPDTeam Member, to be willing to pay for it myself, if necessary, and not able to get it for love or money. Bureaucrats !

posted about 6 hours ago

Any One Using Doctors Best Fisetin For Mucus?

Any One Using Doctors Best Fisetin For Mucus?

Have been using Fisetin more than a month with good results. Opened new bottle and it does not work like expected.
Amazon is out of stock and so is Doctors Best.com.
Any other Suggestions for Mucus?

A MyCOPDTeam Member said:

The dried leaf of Mullein plants has been reported to thin mucus in the respiratory pathway. It is often used to make as a tea. Mullein also comes ground up and in a pill form
https://www.webmd.com/dread more

edited, originally posted 1 day ago

I Haven’t Been On This Site For A Few Years But Would Like Any Thoughts On My Past Week And A Half.

I Haven’t Been On This Site For A Few Years But Would Like Any Thoughts On My Past Week And A Half.

I have had a terrible cough for a few weeks and was confirmed with having stage 2 copd about 2 weeks ago after doing a breathing test
I have called an ambulance to take me to emergency 5 times since the middle of April because I couldn’t catch my breath, and every time they say the same thing. Your oxygen levels are fine and your chest X-ray looks good
On Monday May 1st I went to emergency at 9:30pm where again I was told my oxygen was fine but I had tested positive for covid. I was given… read more

A MyCOPDTeam Member said:

That's awful! The way they treet people.

posted 1 day ago

What About Hyperinflation Of The Lungs

What About Hyperinflation Of The Lungs

We're you ever affected by this problem. Got diagnosed with anxiety now hyperinflation what next.

Easy breathing

A MyCOPDTeam Member said:

Hi Mohns. It took a few days but Google just sent me this article which was updated recently
https://www.healthline.com/health/copd/copd-hyp...
In addition to the explanations here, my Doc reminds me… read more

edited, originally posted about 2 hours ago

Effects Of Exertion On Lungs

Effects Of Exertion On Lungs

Hellow everyone.

I easily do skip a rope for 4 minutes easily.(my fev1 fvc ratio is 78.60.Can i increase the duration by exerting forcefully to enhance the time to ten minutes or so on.Are there any side effects of forceful exertion on lungs.

.plz need ur good suggestions

A MyCOPDTeam Member said:

The side effects are that you increase the efficiency of your lungs so you can do a lot more with less effort. Pushing yourself to improve slowly, but surely is something many people with COPD find… read more

posted 13 days ago

Anybody Worried About Lung Cancer?

Anybody Worried About Lung Cancer?

On February 10, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that it updated its lung cancer screening eligibility guidelines for people covered by Medicare to be similar to the USPSTF guidelines (CMS guidelines are for ages 50-77 instead of the USPSTF guidelines of ages 50-80). As a result of the Affordable Care Act, most private insurance plans are required to cover lung cancer screening for those now at high risk under the USPSTF criteria for plan years beginning after March… read more

A MyCOPDTeam Member said:

Your a walking talking miracle .Usually if your Dr request sosmething and let’s them know you can call them .I actually called the wrong number and this young man explained the process to me and he… read more

posted 13 days ago

Is Anyone Taking NAC(N-acetyl-L-Cysteine)?

Is Anyone Taking NAC(N-acetyl-L-Cysteine)?

A MyCOPDTeam Member said:

I was coughing more than usual so I stopped taking it and am not coughing as much. I thing this medicine would be good only if you have a bad cold with cough

posted 9 days ago
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