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

tags: stages life expectancy

posted almost 3 years ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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I have copd for 12 years live alone no nebeliser either , do everything myself , 72 yrs old ...i try not to take my medication so to use lungs make them… read more

posted about 2 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 over 1 year ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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I have one friend that really understands too, she has health problems also. She had moved on my property so now we check on each other day and help out… read more

posted 29 days ago

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

tags: sob shortness of breath treating Sob

posted almost 2 years ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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I too hate hospitals, usually end up in one approx. 5 times a year, although some are stroke related. But, still one feels they have little control… 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 almost 2 years ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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Hope your fight to quit smoking is going well . Never give up.

posted about 16 hours ago

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

tags: er emergency room what to take to emergency room

posted almost 2 years ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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How great that is. I hope it continues that way for you.

posted 4 months ago

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

posted over 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 3 months ago

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

posted 9 months ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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Hey @A MyCOPDTeam User, did you try to call? We went out for catfish and bread pudding. Good food, good company. Now too full to walk. You doing okay?

posted 25 days ago

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

tags: Oxygen

posted 4 months ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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I am on oxygen therapy 24 hrs a day. Doctors are looking toward lung transplant

posted about 5 hours ago
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