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Are you on oxygen? Did your symptoms improve enough to stop oxygen treatment?

posted 11 months ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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@A MyCOPDTeam User Good idea but it doesn't work for me. The breathing exercises give me coughing fits which make it even harder for me to breath. Thus… read more

posted 4 days ago

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

posted about 2 years ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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I'm not ready to give up either... I want to keep going on with my life....

posted 27 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

posted over 2 years ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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Can see why I get disheartened with this site ...fake people and posts that are years old!!!!!

posted 5 days ago

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

posted over 2 years ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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Some times if a diesel truck is in front of me in my car that almost always stops my breathing.

posted about 2 months ago

What is your routine when you experience shortness of breath?

posted about 1 year ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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@A MyCOPDTeam User Same here sweetheart, people hovering and looking over my shoulder makes me nervious too and I hate it. Being treated like that makes… read more

posted 3 months ago

Do you sleep with oxygen? Any tips?

posted about 1 year ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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I drape my cannulas over a closet pole for about a week before I use them to take the curls out of them. I trim the prongs for a good fit.

posted 17 days ago

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

posted almost 2 years ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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I have a 7 day box, ad are on kitchen table for me to see.

posted 5 months ago

Should I try vaping to quit smoking?

posted about 1 year ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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I quit smoking over 4 years ago and used the e cig to quit. Nothing else worked for me. I then quit the e cig that I used off and on a few months ago. I… read more

posted about 1 month ago

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

posted over 2 years ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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A grab bag with pj's underwear toiletries phone charger and my medication that I rotate as per prescription you never know when you will have an… read more

posted 3 months ago

What types of exercise or physical therapy activities do you do?

posted over 1 year ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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I chase a crazy parrot......LOL.....he's my exercise BRATZILLA......I do walking around inside house on hot days. In cooler days I walk my yard and mow… read more

posted 22 days ago
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