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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 over 1 year ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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You are not a mean person, we support you all the way. Maybe they need to understand how difficult it is for you to travel and that you would like them… read more

posted 19 days ago

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

tags: sob shortness of breath treating Sob

posted over 1 year ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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A few months ago I spent 4 days in the hospital, due to have one cold right after another, I was at work but unable to work because I was have trouble… read more

posted about 1 month 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 over 1 year ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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Hi everyone how are you all getting on. Hope your health is good at this time. At last i can see the end of the tunnel with my health i am going well at… read more

posted about 23 hours ago

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

tags: Oxygen

posted 2 months ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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Yeas mainly the diaphragm. My speech therapist bought it for me it works wonders.. I have had no panic attacks or sob since using it for a month or more… read more

posted about 3 hours ago

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

posted about 1 year ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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Mine are always in my face too but I don't have any kids around so it works for me.

posted about 1 month ago

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

tags: Depression Anxiety

posted 9 months ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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I watch CNN, MSNBC, & C-SPAN in my efforts to be a news curator. I'm also a member of three Ruist (Confucian) Facebook groups. Let us all extend the… read more

posted 6 days ago

What is your routine when you experience shortness of breath?

tags: S O B {SHORT OF BREATH shortness of breath

posted 4 months ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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I sit down with my legs appart, with my elbows on my lap and hold my head with my hands.I find that relaxing my shoulders to be the hard part.… read more

posted about 14 hours ago

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

tags: er emergency room what to take to emergency room

posted over 1 year ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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How great that is. I hope it continues that way for you.

posted 2 months ago

Do you sleep with oxygen? Any tips?

posted 4 months ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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Hello I have for years ..just sleep ..I had no problems just make sure you take you inhalers as you need them it works...I'm also on a bit paper machine… read more

posted 5 days ago
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