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

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

A MyCOPDTeam Member said:

Hi it’s Betsy, I’ve been out of my messages for a bet I hoe breathing will be easy for you soon. I use my neblezer when I need it and stay out of the… read more

posted 2 months ago

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 and… read more

A MyCOPDTeam Member said:

I got hypnotized , 3 years ago.. it worked for me. It was 125.00 but the best 125.00 I have ever spent.. good luck

posted 9 days ago

What is your routine when you experience shortness of breath?

What is your routine when you experience shortness of breath?

A MyCOPDTeam Member said:

@Gramms 14, Hi Gramms I use my walking aid (seated one) when i get SOB and use the arm rest when i bend over and do pursed lip .Works for me
Cheers xx

posted 22 days ago

Should I try vaping to quit smoking?

Should I try vaping to quit smoking?

A MyCOPDTeam Member said:

As am I! Last time I tried THC I passed out for a few minutes. Haven' tried it again and don't intend to. I do use NJOY e-cigs, the Daily - nicotine… read more

posted about 1 hour ago

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?

A MyCOPDTeam Member said:

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… read more

posted 8 months ago

Do you experience back pain because of COPD? What brings relief?

Do you experience back pain because of COPD? What brings relief?

A MyCOPDTeam Member said:

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 10 months ago

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

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

A MyCOPDTeam Member said:

I always take my meds with me . sometimes i take a puzzle book to do if i am going to be there a while. ,
i always take my oxygen tank in my roller bag… read more

edited, originally posted 7 months ago
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