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SOB caused by nerves

Maybe this has been asked before but I've not seen it. Has anyone had a SOB experience that appeared to be brought by nerves ? This happened to me today and I took a pill for anxiety and it seemed to make my breathing better,

posted 3 days ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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Anxiety can certainly contribute to being SOB. It's one of the reasons that we recommend that people seek a good talk therapist. Doesn't mean you're… read more

posted 3 days ago

Who do you call when you are having a flare-up or new sympton, Your Pulmonologist or Primary care.

I am having a flare up of my COPD, but in addition new problems have arisen such as pain in upper back radiating to armpit an shoulder and arm, horseness. It is difficult to get into see my Pulmonary doctor, but not sure Primary can help. Don't feel it warrants ER visit.

posted 3 days ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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I'd at least see your Primary Dr. for a faster visit. If need be he'll send you to your Lung Dr. No need to wait around if you can see your Primary Care… read more

posted 1 day ago

I READ AN ARTICLE THAT SAID WEED MAY HELP COPD.ANYONE EVER TRIED IT.

posted 3 days ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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CBD oil is legal because it contains a very small amount of THC which is the chemical that gets you high. CBDs are what you want for health benefits. I… read more

posted about 4 hours ago

Nebulizer

My husband Dave has a bad chest infection and has had to go to the hospital twice in the last week once by ambulance for shortness of breath. The dr. on call suggested a nebulizer to help. Does anyone on here use one and does it help? Thankyou

posted 4 days ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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Sorry about your husbands scares! I use a nebulizer with albuteral sulphate 4 times a day and it helps me.

posted 2 days ago

Im on Oxygen 2 liters at night, and occasionally around the house. I do use O2 when shopping. Pulse ox readings are high 97.

My insurance now has someone come and check to make sure I need my oxygen. I go through exercises for ten minutes without using my oxygen. The nurse can see Im completely out of breath, and gives me oxygen right away. My pulse ox reading is always 97 to 99 after the exercise. Im afraid they will take this from me since the reading is high. I have been on oxygen for almost two years with the… read more

posted 4 days ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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Great question and answers my dad had to maintain 90 to get off ox in hosp

posted about 23 hours ago

This is the reply I got from COPDTeam


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Apr 19, 09:54 PDT
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Roksolana Ince
Apr 19, 07:27 PDT
What are tags?
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posted 4 days ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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@SusanCmFrieldINeilson ... thank you Susan. I hope you have plenty of restful evenings x

posted about 4 hours ago

salt lamps

I received on the salt lamps that I'd ordered today. My neighbour came up and set it up. He said there were too many crystals. My question is, are the crystals supposed to go all round the bulb? There were no instructions on the packaging.

tags: Himalayan Salt Lamps

posted 5 days ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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@A MyCOPDTeam User ... Thank you, Susan I have already resolved this!

posted 1 day ago

Pulmonary re-hab.

I am going for an assessment for pulmonary re-hab on 27 April, but unfortunately, due to 3/52 hospital admission with severe chest infections, both right and left lung, I now have to use my oxygen on exertion 24/7. Has anyone done pulmonary re-hab with their portable oxygen on their back?

tags: pulmonary rehabilitation

edited, originally posted 5 days ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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I go to pulmonary re-hab 3 times a week. on oxygen 3mg 24/7 when I get there I go on a continuous tank oxygen and use that instead of the portable one.… read more

posted about 7 hours ago

Tags

what are tags?

posted 5 days ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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Tag's are a number of words that can help the search of some 1 or some thing,also helpful for search bots in a database.

posted 3 days ago

How do you cook when on Oxygen 24/7

I was recently seen by the specialist oxygen nurse and we were in agreement to wean me off my oxygen, I only used it at night. Unfortunately, I was admitted to hospital for three weeks with severe chest infections, both right and left lung. Since my discharge, I've been on oxygen 2L, 24/7 and I also have a nebuliser at home now.

edited, originally posted 5 days ago by A MyCOPDTeam User
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Using an electric stove/oven is ideal. However, I have a gas stove and am unable to afford an electric one. So, I make sure I use the back burners, my… read more

posted 3 days ago
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