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I am new here. Was recently diagnosed by my primary care doc with copd at 50. I really do not have any symptoms. I am not out of breath and she prescribed inhalers. Should I use a daily inhaler if I am not out of breath?
Also, I read that we are supposed to avoid push-ups, sit-ups, and isometric exercises. For the life of me I cannot find any explanation as to why we should avoid these? Any input is greatly appreciated.
That is great to hear that you share the chores.....not everyone does that...sure didn't happen in my family....I did everything and my ex just sat on his ass and drank or was out at the bar and… read more
I see people say they exercise to strengthen breathing I don't see how I can never breath I can barely take a shower or walk across my house it hurts putting on clothes is a challenge how do you exercise
Drink probiotic drinks! They come in tiny bottles at the supermarket.There are many benefits to doing this - but it will certainly get rid of the gas.Alternatively, you can take probiotics in a… read more
I am up and down constantly ,sweeping and mopping every second day ,sometimes daily.I only have 23% lung capacity left and I blame that but am I kidding myself? Plus with all the packing I did. I was up and down even more.
Start out just walking 5 min. Then slowly increase time and speed. I started out doing 10 min. on my treadmill 1 and a half years ago. Now walking 1 hour or 3 miles now have also lose almost 20 lbs… read more
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