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

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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 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 12 months 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 12 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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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 23 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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Why don't you just stop trying. Give your self a break. It will come when you are ready. Hope you have a great day. HUGS!!!

posted 1 day ago

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

posted 9 months ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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Check with your pharmacy and they will make up a card for your pills Breath easy.

posted 2 days ago

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

posted about 2 months ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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Did not have that in the small town I just moved from hope they have it here

posted about 6 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 3 days ago

What drug has given you the worst side effect? 

tags: drugs side effects

posted about 1 year ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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JOINT PAIN ALL OVER MY BODY and NUMBNESS IN MY EXTREMITIES ...like I have been standing in water for hours...I still have feeling in my feet but… read more

posted 3 months ago
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