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Has Anyone Tried Tiger Milk Mushroom, Lignosis, As A Supplement For COPD?
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A MyCOPDTeam Member

I’ve just ordered some, fingers crossed! Thanks.

posted 7 days ago
Is Very Severe Copd A Death Sentence?
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A MyCOPDTeam Member

So good to hear that ladies !

posted 2 days ago
I've Had A Flair Up This Week! I'm Having Surgery Tomorrow I Hope All Goes Well!
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A MyCOPDTeam Member

Will send up some prayers for you @A MyCOPDTeam Member. Good luck and I know all will be well but keep us posted the best you can please.

posted May 8
Has Anyone Tried Stem Cell Injections For COPD?
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A MyCOPDTeam Member

I’ve been chasing this topic since I joined this site in about 2016, @A MyCOPDTeam Member. Sadly, the technology isn’t yet stable enough to provide long-term relief.

I’ve pretty much determined that… read more

posted May 7
Anyone Experiencing Excessive Bruising On Arms, Legs, Hands? Impossible To Wear Short Sleeves Or Shorts And Getting Worse.
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I do have COPD with emphysema.

A MyCOPDTeam Member

I don't think it is particularly connected to COPD, but often times it is brought on by drugs, anything with steroids. And much of the COPD medicine has steroids. We address many things in Q&A that… read more

posted May 10
Haves Anyone Had Ur Lungs Wash. I'm Have It Done Next Week
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A MyCOPDTeam Member

Yes for my Bronciectasis. It went well. Here if you have questions

posted May 5
Can Nor Breath
A MyCOPDTeam Member asked a question 💭

Hi,I take the pumps and yet after walking 5 to 10 feet I can no longer breath and reach for the pumps again. I try to cough up all the plem that is stick in my throat and have a hear time doing that also. At my wits end.

A MyCOPDTeam Member

Try a percussion massager on your lungs (well, back of the ribcage) - it sometimes helps release the phlegm. Best wishes

posted May 9
I Like To Know The Ppl That Have Tried The Zephyr Valve. If You Have What Do You Think About It And Is It Helping You..thx
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A MyCOPDTeam Member

Hi, @A MyCOPDTeam Member:

There are many reasons why you might have to wait for zephyr valves to be considered as an option for your care choice.

The current medical powers that be prefer to install… read more

posted May 6
My Dr Wants To Put Me On O2 But I Feel Like I’m Not Ready And Breathing Fine. What Are The Pros And Cons.
A MyCOPDTeam Member asked a question 💭

My 02 levels are 85 to 99 during the day but dip at night. I get my readings from my Apple Watch.

A MyCOPDTeam Member

Hi Lynne100
Doctors are usually right,they must have tested your 02 saturation with a pulse oximeter on your finger,before making a decision.Did they
How long is 85% saturation goes on for 5… read more

posted May 3
If. You. Stop. Smoking. How. Long. Does. It. Take. Tio. Bring. Up. Musus
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A MyCOPDTeam Member

Takes a while I stopped 7 months ago still no couph

posted May 1
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