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

tags: stages COPD life expectancy

posted over 2 years ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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thank you for this info, i am in stage 2..i skate 34x a week & walk 4 x a week ..an hr each time, weight lifting , i use elastic bands for… read more

posted 3 months 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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Nothing wrong with that, I usually take one before I go to town..helps ..hope u having a good day

posted about 1 month 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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sprays do, plus dust, walking too fast, hot weather, cold weather, well lets just say it can just sneak up on you sometimes, and the cause can be any… read more

posted about 2 months 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 got an electric ciggarette i use it only evening times but low dose liquids ive never had a normal ciggarette for 6 months now

posted 7 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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Gotta get the flu! Something going around this year that's lasting 6 weeks,bringing normal people down

posted 10 days ago

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

posted 10 months ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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Cecilia, your pharmacist will make up cards for you for a full month in advance as to when you are to take your pills.

posted 28 days ago

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

posted 3 months ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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Hope you are having a great day Tammy.Breath easy

posted 1 day ago

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

tags: Depression Anxiety

posted 5 months ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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Great attitude Guy, Blessings to you for a better day than yesterday and a better one tomorrow!

posted about 12 hours 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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Yes that does seem to help

posted about 1 month ago

How do you usually respond to the comment "You don't look sick"?

posted 27 days ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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I have a new answer. "I don't look sick because I am not 'sick'. I have a condition, like a heart condition. Mine happens to be a lung condition." It… read more

posted about 18 hours ago
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