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Can someone explain the stages of COPD and whats the average life expectancy

tags: stages life expectancy

posted over 2 years ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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@A MyCOPDTeam User,,you are so right and from what Im learning the medical fraternity is so wrong with this just like a lot of things ,,.I believe this… read more

posted 22 days ago

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

tags: explaining to others how to respond

posted about 1 year ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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In some ways you may be right, I rather think that people are so caught up in their own lives, they forget about loved one's. Also too many have a lot… read more

posted 2 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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Using my legs for exercise gives me SOB, which is a real pity because I teach dancing

posted 8 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 over 1 year ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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I tried ever thing also,but didn't work. Finally put it in my prayers & swear I just gave them up,I didn't make big deal of it by trying so hard.… read more

posted 2 days 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 8 days ago

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

posted 5 months ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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To the team=> I just woke up and read all your wonderful posts. Congratulations everyone and enjoy your way to a new healthy life. Breathe easy. Go… read more

posted 2 days ago

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

tags: Depression Anxiety

posted 7 months ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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My husband was getting anxiety attacks when he had "down" time. he was thinking too much and worrying about everything. The Dr. gave him a low dose… read more

posted 13 days ago

Spasms in ribs

Does anyone else have pain and spasms in the muscles of your rib cage? If so what helps these r so painful.

tags: ribs spasm

posted over 2 years ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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I am on Hydrocodone now, unimaginable pain. feels like someone is poking with a hot iron rod

posted 2 months ago
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