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Does Anyone Travel With Oxygen? I Am Interested In Taking Road Trips That Would Be A Week Or More. Is This Possible When On Oxygen?
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A MyCOPDTeam Member

I have a backpack for mine which is great for walking. It doesn’t feel as heavy as having to carry it on my shoulder. It is well worth it to get one

Does Anyone Else Have Problems With Blood Pressure Rising On ProAir And Symbicort?
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A MyCOPDTeam Member

what can you do to lower the heart rate and blood pressure? any one ? mine is just getting higher and higher !!!!

Rescue Inhalers
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For those who use rescue inhalers (i.e. Respimat, ProAir, Ventolin...how often do you use and how does it help you?

A MyCOPDTeam Member

Have to say I use blue inhaler some days not at all other days I use maby 6-10 , I use a brown inhaler 2 morning 2 night & 10 minutes no 2 oxygen from a bottle usually at bed time I now live in a… read more

Has Anyone Any Experience Of Travelling By Plane After Developong COPD?
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Hi, I have mild/moderate COPD, it fluctuates wildly according to the weather. I do not use oxygen and my oxygen level is 90%.
I love going abroad to Corfu, the flying time is about 5 - 5 and a half hours. I haven't flown since developing COPD,
Has anyone had experience of flying with COPD - how was it for you. Any tips? Thanks in advance.

A MyCOPDTeam Member

Please don't judge those of us who can walk from the wheelchair to our seats (I fly business class so it isn't far) I can walk short distances but that doesn't mean I'm not disabled! More than 10 or… read more

Does Anyone Use "rescue Inhalers" For Shortness Of Breath?
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A MyCOPDTeam Member

i was taken off off combivent years ago as it interfered with my bp etc.

Is Inhaler The Same?
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Have been using ProAir once a day and works well, now my insurance is switching me to a generic Albuterol Sulfate HFA--can anyone tell me if this will be the same as using ProAir?

A MyCOPDTeam Member

Proair is a rescue inhaler; the main ingredient is albuterol, so the generic inhaler prescribed will be basically the same. Check with your doc or pharmacist to confirm.

Flovent
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Is anyone using Flovent along with Spriva and ProAir?

Does Deep Breathing Exercise Help Copd? I've Asked This Several And Never Got A Answer!!🤔
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A MyCOPDTeam Member

Its best to keep moving no matter how bad your breathing is. Moving helps you breathe better.

Showers And Breathing
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Does taking a shower help you breathe better?
Mel

A MyCOPDTeam Member

I leave the br door open a bit and have my machine just outside of the room so I get fairly dry air. On bad days I use bathing wipes to at least quell the stink😀

Never Heard Of The Trelgy Machine I Use The Inhaler Once A Day
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BiPap, Trilogy Machines and COPD Read Article...
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Trilogy is a combination of medicines that works very well for me’