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Stem cell treatments

Stem cell treatments

Anyone tried stem cell treatments and what were results? Thankyou

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A MyCOPDTeam Member said:

There are no stem cell treatments for COPD that have been proven to work. The companies that offer them have lots of testimonials from people who would… read more

posted about 2 hours ago
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Working with children at a aftercare and my copd

Working with children at a aftercare and my copd

I just started to work 4 hours every afternoon at a aftercare school. During the school holidays we have a program to keep the kids busy. When the school start I will mailnly help with their school homework. It is winter here in South Africa so there is lots of flu around. I am also over weight and get pains all over my body. I have 58% lung function left and also asthma.
I must be honest yesterday I was walking much more than usual which i think can be a good… read more

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A MyCOPDTeam Member said:

Unfortunately, kids are little petrie dishes, just cooking up all kinds of bugs that generally aren't good for us. The walking would be very good for… read more

posted about 14 hours ago
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Has anyone here had bariatric surgery?

Has anyone here had bariatric surgery?

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A MyCOPDTeam Member said:

@A MyCOPDTeam Member no I haven't, but my son is in the process of going through it.
Stay strong, hugs!!

posted 1 day ago
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CAN WORKING WITH ASBESTOS CAUSE COPD!

CAN WORKING WITH ASBESTOS CAUSE COPD!

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A MyCOPDTeam Member said:

Each coughing fit my head spins fainted few times which ended up in hospital.coughing fits gets worse

posted 1 day ago
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Does anyboby get leg pain from inhaled cotisteroids?

Does anyboby get leg pain from inhaled cotisteroids?

I use Arnuity Ellipta 100 mcg once aday. I have been having shooting pain down my right leg which makes it hard to walk. My calf hurts. Could this be a side effect from the inhaler?

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A MyCOPDTeam Member said:

@A MyCOPDTeam Member
Sorry to hear you have to take more Prednisone , that stuff makes me a little cranky so I hate taking it. Hopefully you will get… read more

posted about 1 hour ago
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Prednisone

Prednisone

So I was on 50 mg for 5 days and then my doctor wanted to see what I like on a lighter dose as a taper for a couple weeks. I never felt better. I wasn't coughing up stuff and I was less breathless. Now it's two days after my last tapper dose and I'm back to coughing up stuff and even after taking symbicort, I'm still breathless and used my Ventolin. Is this normal?

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A MyCOPDTeam Member said:

I took 5 Mg Prednisone twice per day for two months. I really made me feel so much better as the coughing and phlegm cleared up. I have been off the read more

posted about 8 hours ago
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Can I stop oxygen aften being on it for over 10 yrs

Can I stop oxygen aften being on it for over 10 yrs

What happens when we stop oxygen after 10 yrs

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A MyCOPDTeam Member said:

I have a friend who was on oxygen 24/7. He started exercising and after about 6 months he weaned himself off of it. Not sure it would work for you… read more

posted 1 day ago
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How Do You Post a Picture with a Android Phone?

How Do You Post a Picture with a Android Phone?

I post pictures with my laptop computer. How do you post pictures for the website with an Android Phone?

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A MyCOPDTeam Member said:

Thank you!

posted 1 day ago
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working with COPD

working with COPD

Do people work with COPD and what kind of work are you capable of doing with out getting fired for lake of work because of your COPD

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A MyCOPDTeam Member said:

Many people with COPd work. Some have problems with their employers over things that have nothing to do with their chronic condition; some have… read more

posted 7 days ago
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