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Taking Small Amounts Of Morphine Liquid Drops Under The Tongue! I Started With 0.02ml And Got Up To 0.04 And Got Really Constipated.
A MyCOPDTeam Member asked a question πŸ’­

Anyone else having this problem?

A MyCOPDTeam Member

Glad you've found something that helps. It's always amazing when you have to take a second medication to deal with the side-effects of the first med.

posted April 6
Does Dairy Produce More Mucus
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A MyCOPDTeam Member

Current research indicates that consumption of dairy products doesn't necessarily increase mucus, but it does make it thicker. Increasing the water consumption should help.

posted April 6
I Have Emphysema And The Wheezing With Coughing Is Driving Me Crazy. Any Suggestions To Help Me?
A MyCOPDTeam Member asked a question πŸ’­
A MyCOPDTeam Member

Jean, ty I will try your suggestions!

posted April 6
I Was Wondering If Anyone Here Suffers From Depression. I Feel Very Depressed Often And Am Taking A Antidepressant.
A MyCOPDTeam Member asked a question πŸ’­
A MyCOPDTeam Member

Grieving is all a part of COPD @A MyCOPDTeam Member.

posted April 8
If Anyone Out There Has Ever Slept With Those Oxygenator Tubes In One's Nose, What Is The Most Practical Position To Sleep In?
A MyCOPDTeam Member asked a question πŸ’­

Until I can get a CPAP machine I want to try sleeping with the Oxygenator tubes. Or is this a bad idea anyway?

A MyCOPDTeam Member

I sleep on my back. About the only way my body will let me sleep.

posted April 3
RSV Vaccine And Copd
A MyCOPDTeam Member asked a question πŸ’­

Has anyone who has taken the RSV vaccine noticed an improvement in their Copd symptoms?

A MyCOPDTeam Member

You know now that I think about it, my COPD issues did improve a bit. I haven’t had a coughing spell during the night and my breathing through my nose has indeed improved. I’m on oxygen 24/7 at 8… read more

posted April 5
Anyone Else In The Final Stages Of C.O.P.D.?'My Partner's Been Told There's Nothing More That Can Be Done.
A MyCOPDTeam Member asked a question πŸ’­

He spends all day and night in bed on his oxygen machine .He `also has heart failure,The future's quite grim right now.

A MyCOPDTeam Member

Good for you @A MyCOPDTeam Member!! I always knew you were a fighter--of this disease I mean.

posted March 31
Has Anyone Had Experience Of Oramorph? Does It Really Help With Breathlessness?
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A MyCOPDTeam Member

My GP seems reluctant to prescribe it. I wonder why. Cost perhaps?

posted March 30
If Your In The End Stage Would You Start A New Relationship With A Partner?
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A MyCOPDTeam Member

HAPPY Easter @A MyCOPDTeam Member and thank you for all your useful info and advice!! Take care!!!🐰🌷

posted March 30
COPD And B6 Studies
A MyCOPDTeam Member asked a question πŸ’­

Has anyone heard of using vit b6 for copd inflammation

A MyCOPDTeam Member

Not for COPD inflammation, @A MyCOPDTeam Member. My podiatrist recommended B6 supplements to fight my foot neuropathy, stating that it was a good substitute for leafy greens (which are missing from… read more

posted March 28
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