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Trilogy what is the difference between the bipap

posted 5 days ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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The difference is that the trilogy can be more finely tuned to the individual using it than a bi-pap machine. They do essentially the same thing: provide pressure on… read more

posted 5 days ago

Hello, I get information daily. I would like to receive it only weekly. Will someone please advise me how to so this? Thank you. RichH

posted 6 days ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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Hello ChiGal312, Thank you for your assistance; I really appreciate your help. Have a great day! RichH

posted 2 days ago

it my wife that has it have you any help for the helper

posted 6 days ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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Stress is really hard on a person with COPD. So try keeping her as stress free as possible. I have this disease and it is very hard to go through.

posted 5 days ago

Copd

I have mild copd.
Use two inhalers.
September i had chest infection which has left to with copious amount if clear phlegm and cough.
Have to use salbutamol too much to help me to expel phlegm.
Had two courses of steroids and antibiotics.
Stopped smoking for two years and FOOLISHLY STARTED AGAIN. Six month ago.
The more I try to quit cigarettes the more i smoke.
Any advise would be appreciated. Thanks.

posted 7 days ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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I tried for years to guit I tried patches pill they even gave me a nicotine capluse that went in a cigar lookin thing and you inhaled it yuk. I finally just aid enough… read more

posted 1 day ago

COPD Member wrote that sugar was bad for COPD any one else heard of this I will only drink things with REAL sugar.

posted 8 days ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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Simply cannot be doing with faddy eating trends! If it's not one thing that's supposed to be a health risk it's
another.Why cannot people just get on with eating?… read more

posted 5 days ago

SsI

I have worked in warehouses all my life and also drove a truck...i have moderate emphysema and tire very easy...i havent worked in 6 months...i had a total hip replacement a few years agocwhich continue tocwork...it wasnt easy but did what i had to do...after hip surgery i had breathing complications where my heart beat was in the 20s so was in icu for 3 days..had copd since 2000 and had no problems with tireness or breathing until then...i am now on a cpap at night and moderate emphysema...dovyou… read more

posted 9 days ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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In my state of Ky. You would be able to draw SSDI also Wellcare as supplemental state healthcare which worlks with meficare. Also if tou have a disability atty. You… read more

posted 8 days ago

What is your favorite romantic meal to cook for a loved one?

Please feel free to share the recipe.

tags: recipe

posted 9 days ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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I am gluten intolerant so sometimes it's difficult to get a gluten recipe right in the change over....I love Risottos.....any type of risotto....

posted about 13 hours ago

Has anyone been prescribed a prednisone burst without a taper? 40Mg for five days no taper.

posted 9 days ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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Thank you @A MyCOPDTeam User I also have been on very high doses 40Mg for months at a time, when I had pneumonia. Just ready to breath again. Hope you have a blessed… read more

posted 8 days ago

Does anyone have any antibiotics ot herbal that will help besides the puffers

posted 9 days ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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Either azithromycin taken three days a week or every day, or daliresp are appropriate if you have a chronic bronchitis element to your COPD and/or you are having… read more

posted 9 days ago
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