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Still Smoking

Still Smoking

Is there anyone here that still smokes after being diagnosed. I am looking for some support to quit. I have attempted it several times since my diagnoses and have failed terribly. The patches, gum, vape pens and even cold turkey (which I wouldn't recommend)! The Doctor won't put me on Chantix because I suffer from Severe Major Depression and the side effects wouldn't be good for me!!! Two weeks ago I had an exacerbation and the E.R doctor ordered chest x-ray.s He came back after reading them… read more

posted December 19, 2015
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I loved cheese and have non alcoholic fatty liver so I gave up cheese. I gave up alcohol 6 years ago. There is still a cupboard full. Life is for living. Since shutdown I have been home a lot and am… read more

posted March 26

What Triggers Your SOB? Any Advice On How To Avoid Or Recover From It?

What Triggers Your SOB? Any Advice On How To Avoid Or Recover From It?

posted November 30, 2015
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@A MyCOPDTeam Member, just saw this post, thank you so much for prayers for my great-granddaughter. So appreciated.❤️

posted February 24

What Is Your Routine When You Experience Shortness Of Breath?

What Is Your Routine When You Experience Shortness Of Breath?

posted April 24, 2017
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I purse my lip breathi slow in my nose out my lips purse. Like blow out a straw. Or use my pro air inhaler. Or if I’m home use my oxgen and take a short nap.,I tire out lot. Have to sit down, I… read more

posted April 19, 2021

Do You Sleep With Oxygen? Any Tips?

Do You Sleep With Oxygen? Any Tips?

posted May 1, 2017
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Thank you I will ask my doctor about getting that test.

posted December 9, 2021

Should I Try Vaping To Quit Smoking?

Should I Try Vaping To Quit Smoking?

posted February 24, 2017
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That's true it does go into the lungs. I used it for awhile and it helped me but I tried to drink lots of water to flush it out

posted March 16, 2020

Do You Have Tips (or Life-hacks) On How To Remember To Take Your Meds?

Do You Have Tips (or Life-hacks) On How To Remember To Take Your Meds?

posted June 17, 2016
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Sounds like you guys have it down pat. Hope everyone is doing well

posted June 7, 2021

I Lost All Of My Closest Friends Because Of The Pain And Anxiety Due To Severe COPD. Any Advice?

I Lost All Of My Closest Friends Because Of The Pain And Anxiety Due To Severe COPD. Any Advice?

posted June 23, 2017
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Stress and anxiety only make the situation much worse, if you are a smoker, STOP NOW! Good luck
Happy breathing, God bless, Sandy
Saturday 16th March 2019
16.52pm uk 🇬🇧 time

posted March 16, 2019

Do You Experience Back Pain Because Of COPD? What Brings Relief?

Do You Experience Back Pain Because Of COPD? What Brings Relief?

posted September 24, 2017
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Hi Narrowdog. Sounds like you’ve had quite a struggle lately. I hope your feeling better soon. You’re in my thoughts and prayers.

posted January 12, 2019

When You Go To ER, What Do You Take With You?

When You Go To ER, What Do You Take With You?

posted January 14, 2016
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sooy can't comment as I'm not on o2

posted June 17, 2020
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