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Are You On Oxygen? Did Your Symptoms Improve Enough To Stop Oxygen Treatment?

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A MyCOPDTeam Member

I have been oxygen since 2011 and will never get off of it

posted February 7

Still Smoking

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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

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my son and daughter inlaw bought me the vape from smokers Angel 12yrs agvo and I'm still buying them it' looks like a cigarette you charge the battery and buy the cartridge to put on it if I didn't… read more

posted June 4

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

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A MyCOPDTeam Member

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

posted February 24, 2022

What Is Your Routine When You Experience Shortness Of Breath?

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A MyCOPDTeam Member

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?

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A MyCOPDTeam Member

I’m on 15hrs oxygen plus 2 hours on cylinders daily
I use it overnight but I don’t get a full nights sleep I might get an hour here and there. I sort of wake up with a jerk
Even having the oxygen on… read more

posted November 10, 2023

Should I Try Vaping To Quit Smoking?

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A MyCOPDTeam Member

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?

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A MyCOPDTeam Member

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?

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A MyCOPDTeam Member

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?

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A MyCOPDTeam Member

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?

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A MyCOPDTeam Member

sooy can't comment as I'm not on o2

posted June 17, 2020
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