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How do you respond to friends and family who don't understand what you go through?

tags: explaining to others how to respond

posted 10 months ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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JanHyam, some people are blinkered, and would never notice how you are! Happy breathing. God bless. Sandy
Wednesday 18th January 2017. 12.30am

posted 3 days ago

What triggers your SOB? Any advice on how to avoid or recover from it?

tags: sob shortness of breath treating Sob

posted about 1 year ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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Hi @A MyCOPDTeam User, some things are good for one person and not the next. Check with your Pulmo or Physio to see what would suite you. God Bless.

posted 7 days ago

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 and… read more

tags: quit using wellubution 150 2x daily

posted about 1 year ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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I also suffer from chronic depression and I smoked for 50 years. I tried everything on the market to quit and never could. My pulmonologist told me the same thing. The… read more

posted about 12 hours ago

Do you have tips (or life-hacks) on how to remember to take your meds?

posted 7 months ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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Thank you for the info but my wife dishes out my pills for me night and morning , don't know what I would do with out her . Breathe easy

posted 15 days ago

When you go to ER, what do you take with you?

tags: er emergency room what to take to emergency room

posted about 1 year ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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I dont go any more..I have learned to promote a better health condition thru learning and teachings on the internet...I took control of my Health Life when they… read more

posted 28 days ago

What drug has given you the worst side effect? 

tags: drugs side effects

posted 11 months ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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JOINT PAIN ALL OVER MY BODY and NUMBNESS IN MY EXTREMITIES ...like I have been standing in water for hours...I still have feeling in my feet but complete numbness just… read more

posted 27 days ago

Do you have a favorite quote or mantra that gets you through the day? The week?

tags: Happy New Year to all the copd teams

posted 3 months ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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I can understand what you are saying,,David.I can only answer for myself. We need inner strength to carry on and i get it from a positive feeling.Breath easy.

posted 13 days ago

Have you ever had anxiety or depression because of COPD? What ways have you tried to deal with it?

tags: i suffer from depression most of the time as a result of not able to breath properly it certainly gets me down'

posted about 2 months ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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Yes I do suffer from anxiety & depression in cold winter months. I like been outside in summer but it's not possible in the winter cos the cold really sets me of.… read more

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What bits of "advice" do you wish people would stop telling you?

tags: Advice

posted 3 months ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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You can get something called natural calm from the health food store or amazon and it helps with sleep.

posted about 11 hours ago
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