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All good suggestions here. Some are very useful. I resumed my dumbbell routine after my wife's AAA surgery 2 years ago. She's fine even after cancer surgery last year. I keep pushing myself daily and… read more
Also I am dyslexic so please excuse any spelling errors.
I am from New Zealand,
I am 52 Years old and suffered SOB for 18 months before I was diagnosed with COPD, the doctor believed I had GERD as if I ate the wrong food or just a little but to much I would have a lot of trouble breathing. I have had to spyrometry tests done, the first I believe was 28% ( although I still had a chest infection ) the 2nd after prednesone and antibiotics was 34 or 36% I can't remember which.
Thanks Jean, while my breathing can't be considered anything near normal as I can suffer SOB very easily a lot of it seems to be related to how much and how often I eat, I really need to space out my… 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
Has anyone recovered from severe pneumonia (I had necrotizing pneumonia and in hospital 7 days on 2 IV antibiotics) which was undiagnosed for a month or longer so I was battling longer than the 7 days (approx. 6 weeks prior to full-blown pneumonia) and am experiencing horrible fatigue and tiredness and on and off breathing (SOB just doing tasks around house or stairs or even activity within house and talking I have shortness of breath. My oximeter registers mainly over 90 which is great yet I… read more
I had pneumonia and in hospital on ivy antibiotics for 2 days but took me 2 months at home to get to feeling better. I am a person who will not stay down
Hope you get better soon but is slow going… read more
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I would be able to maintain 92%-95% at your altitude with no oxygen as long as i did not walk over 1/8-1/4 mile , walking i would need 1- 1.5 LPM if going over 1/4 mile , this was… read more
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
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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