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What does this mean?
Spirometory shows
Servere obstuction
With boaderline bronchialater response significant air trapping and severe decrease in diffsion capacity.

posted 2 days ago
A MyCOPDTeam Member

My guess is emphysema

posted 16 hours ago

Does Anyone's Oxygen Levels Drop Liw During The Night? As Just Wondering If That's Why One Of My Cats Wakes Me Up During The Night.

Does Anyone's Oxygen Levels Drop Liw During The Night? As Just Wondering If That's Why One Of My Cats Wakes Me Up During The Night.

My oxygen levels can drop yo 94 during the night and one of my cats(smokie) deliberately wakes me up during the night by Sitting on my chest and lastnight dhe scratched my left eyelid to wake me up. Is this normal plus she checks my nose and mouth every night aswel.

posted 2 days ago
A MyCOPDTeam Member

I have a CPAP machine and didn't think I was getting enough oxygen at night. I read somewhere that you could have excess CO if you wake up with headaches. I picked up an item from the pulmologist… read more

posted 2 days ago

How Do I Get Out Of The House

How Do I Get Out Of The House

my anxiety depression and using oxygen has me trapped in this house

posted 3 days ago
A MyCOPDTeam Member

Yes, the good ole anxiety. I've had it almost my whole life, now it includes going out. The first time I was out with my portable oxygen concentrator (not sure what I would have done if I had one of… read more

posted 2 days ago

Heeft De Koude Een Negatieve Werking Op Ons ?Hoe Kunnen We Ons Nog Beter Beschermen. ? Kijk Uit Naar Een Antwoordje

Heeft De Koude Een Negatieve Werking Op Ons ?Hoe Kunnen We Ons Nog Beter Beschermen. ? Kijk Uit Naar Een Antwoordje

posted 4 days ago
A MyCOPDTeam Member

Q? - Does the cold have a negative effect on us? How can we protect ourselves even better. ?

✓A - Hoi Anny. Helaas verschijnen uw berichten aan onze kant alleen in het Nederlands. Weinigen kunnen… read more

posted 3 days ago

Why Do My Lungs Feel Crusted Does Anyone Have This Feeling And So Dry

Why Do My Lungs Feel Crusted Does Anyone Have This Feeling And So Dry

I'm always feeling like there a crust like on my lungs and feel like I could oil them wat is the reason for this dryness I'm scared 😰

posted 5 days ago
A MyCOPDTeam Member

I drink a lot of water every day. Not because I'm trying to stay hydrated but cause my throat always feels dry and it helps when i caugh. I have a couple of water bottlrs I fill with water and ice… read more

posted 4 days ago

What Products Have You Discovered This Year That Make Living With Oxygen Easier?

What Products Have You Discovered This Year That Make Living With Oxygen Easier?

For example I really like my small hamper on wheels. Now I don't have to carry laundry from my bedroom to the laundry. It takes less breath!

posted November 27
A MyCOPDTeam Member

Some sort of weave thing that is used to bundle wires in. I use it on my oxygen line so it doesn't get tangled
Wind my oxygen line up my shirt to keep from getting tangled
Wear oxygen when you are… read more

posted 2 days ago

Do A Lot Of People Keep Their Copd A Secret?

Do A Lot Of People Keep Their Copd A Secret?

I do and have not seen any one I know for 2/and 1/2 years

posted November 27
A MyCOPDTeam Member

@A MyCOPDTeam Member, the issue about something for a cannula that doesn't hurt your nose would be a good question to ask in the Q & A section. (The tab is at the top of your page) I think that's… read more

posted 4 days ago

Hi Everyone! ...I Am Just Out Of Hospital, And Apparently I Have Asthma/COPD Overlap..?..does Anyone Else Manage This? Cheers NanaK X

Hi Everyone! ...I Am Just Out Of Hospital, And Apparently I Have Asthma/COPD Overlap..?..does Anyone Else Manage This? Cheers NanaK X

posted November 26
A MyCOPDTeam Member

My husband was diagnosed with COPD first, and then chronic asthma following a bout of pneumonia. It's made no difference to his meds - only a reliever inhaler and salbutamol. No oxygen yet, although… read more

posted 3 days ago

I Am On 02 24/7. Have Started Having Nosebleeds. Any Suggestions?

I Am On 02 24/7. Have Started Having Nosebleeds. Any Suggestions?

posted November 26
A MyCOPDTeam Member

I can second the recomendation for Ayr nasal spray. It's simple saline but so effective! I keep one by my work desk and one in my kitchen. When the furnace really starts to dry out the air, this… read more

posted November 27
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