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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

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

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

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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