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I Seem To Need A Two Hour Nap Every Day Is This Normal?

I Seem To Need A Two Hour Nap Every Day Is This Normal?

A MyCOPDTeam Member said:

i could sleep, but i dont, save it so i sleep at night, but if you want to sleep you go for it, and i think everyone on here needs day time sleep, yes its quite normal

posted about 4 years ago

Diagnosed With Copd In July. Been On Steroids Since Xmas. Can Any One Give Me Some Advice.

Diagnosed With Copd In July. Been On Steroids Since Xmas. Can Any One Give Me Some Advice.

Was on a short 2 week course steroids (predisolone( plus vitamin d . Sprays and everything that goes with it, at Xmas. Now been started on 6 tablets fir 2 weeks then 5, then 4, now 3. Started feeling not all there. , feeling strangely tired, legs won't move , brain seems to say one thing body telling me different. Can anyone tell me us this normal. Been given the 6 day rule by gp and steroid emergency treatment card. But no one to ask???

A MyCOPDTeam Member said:

I think you need to go back and discuss it with your doctor. Steroids have side effects but these don’t sound right.

posted 23 days ago

I Use Foxair 50/500 Is This The Same As Advair?

I Use Foxair 50/500 Is This The Same As Advair?

A MyCOPDTeam Member said:

I was on Advair for a few tears and pulmonary Doc. changed me to a new one called Brethe. I for got how to spell it. damn

posted 12 months ago

What Can Be Done About Flair Ups?Especially At Night.

What Can Be Done About Flair Ups?Especially At Night.

A MyCOPDTeam Member said:

Such good advice and very true. I wish everyone had the support I had after diagnosis, especially doing Pulmonary rehabilitation programme was my saving grace. Breathe Easy xxx

posted 11 months ago

Has Anyone Used The New Once A Day Trilagey? I'm Really Nervous. I've Been On Anoro For A Couple Years. If You Have Any Side Effects?

Has Anyone Used The New Once A Day Trilagey? I'm Really Nervous. I've Been On Anoro For A Couple Years. If You Have Any Side Effects?

I should never read side effects on my meds. Now I'm scared to take it.

A MyCOPDTeam Member said:

I've been using Trelegy Elipta for a few years. I was on Advair and Spiriva together prior to the Trelegy. It has been a game changer. LOVE it
The only problem I've had is if I have an upper… read more

posted about 1 month ago

How Can I Heat My Home During A Winter Storm Power Outage?

How Can I Heat My Home During A Winter Storm Power Outage?

Our home is all electric and my husband and i are both on oxygen. My husband is 80 and I am 72. When our power goes off we have to use our portable oxygen tanks. Are there any heaters that are safe to use with oxygen tanks in the room. This past winter we had a power outage that lasted for two whole days and nights. Our front and back doors had so much ice and snow against them that we could not get them open. We have two small dogs so we are not going to go anywhere that our dogs can't go. We… read more

A MyCOPDTeam Member said:

Your electric company may offer a "first on" deal for you with a machine for life support and such. Ask if they have an offer that during a power out you are priority to be reconnected first.

posted 6 months ago

Fibrosis And COPD

Fibrosis And COPD

I have developed fibrosis as a result of so many infections and flair ups. I no this is diffrent then COPD, it goes along with other lung diseases. Has anybody else developed this.? Where do i go to meet people with this?

A MyCOPDTeam Member said:

Wow. 5 years ago. I have been struggling with copd for many years. about three years ago they added fibrosis to my diagnosis . I went to Dr. Goggle and they said I had about 2 years left. I just asked… read more

posted about 1 year ago

Symbicort Vs Advair

Symbicort Vs Advair

Have been on symbicort for 1 year. Just had to switch to advair due to insurance co. Anyone know difference of symbicort and how it differs

A MyCOPDTeam Member said:

The cost Symbicort is outrageous even with insurance .

posted 3 months ago