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Why Is There So Much Suffering. Find Me A Answer Kish Tura
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A MyCOPDTeam Member

I liked your honesty @A MyCOPDTeam Member when you say that you want Him to intervene and say that you are in charge. You are not and will never be in charge. We are all guided by someone higher… read more

posted November 17
Hi Team Natural Treatment For Copd,please . Kish Tura
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A MyCOPDTeam Member

Hi Jean
The most important and number one is breathing in copd followed by what ever you said
Once you got copd you got it for life but you can control the signs and symptoms by one third if you… read more

posted November 15
Oxygen Levels And Oximetry Says 77
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I’m on oxygen 15 hrs daily plus 2 hours on the oxygen cylinder.
I do take readings with my oximeter when I’m on the oxygen it shows between 74 to 88. Yes I have changed batteries I have bought new oximeter but it still shows these same readings.
I’m on 1 ltr oxygen
Has anyone any idea why this is the case

A MyCOPDTeam Member

Wow i never knew that, they do say you learn something new everyday thanks Jean for taking the time to explain that for me. I could be just sitting there doing nothing an it dips to 77. I see my… read more

posted November 11
Has Anyone Had The Zephyr Valve Or Lung Reduction Surgery?
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I recently met with a surgeon regarding the Zephyr valve procedure. I was wondering if anyone out there has had that procedure as well as the lung reduction surgery. I am in the process of moving forward with this and any information or anecdotes would really be appreciated.

Thank you.

A MyCOPDTeam Member

Thanks Jean.

posted November 16
Does Showering Pose A Difficulty For You?
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A MyCOPDTeam Member

I use a stool to sit down and shower I also have a hand held shower head The best thing my husband got me a cushion to sit on It's the Type S go cushion 39.99 on web site and 29.99 on eBay It is… read more

posted November 14
Has Anyone Else Used The MyAirvo 2 Machine Yet?
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Machine delivers warm and humidifier air under pressure via cannula.

A MyCOPDTeam Member

Hello folks
I heard about the Beast (as I lovingly call it) from the head RT at Pulmonary Rehab. Mentioned it to my pulmonary doc who immediately commented that it would help me. I could ask him why… read more

posted November 9
Lordy I'm Praying For A Cure For This Terrible Disease 🙏
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A MyCOPDTeam Member

Unfortunately, I don't have a cure, but I did find something that has been helping to relieve my cough and congestion. My mother always used it on me when I would get sick as a child. Vicks… read more

posted November 8
Nebulizer And Supplies
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Hi, my doctor told me to buy a nebulizer? Not sure what to buy and do I need extra supplies besides the medication? Any advice would be appreciated they have so many different ones to choose from. On Amazon it shows people bought paroxcide and some kind of saleine solutions. Is that something I need also?
Thank you

A MyCOPDTeam Member

@A MyCOPDTeam Member I have a nebulizer that I bought at a medical supply . I could get it cheaper on line but they had it in stock and I just go get it . Is called Respironics and I use two… read more

posted November 8 (edited)
What Effects Has Copd Caused On Your Teeth?
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A MyCOPDTeam Member

Thank you Jean.

posted November 5
Do You Own And Use A Smart Watch Please Answer Yes Or No
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I am taking part into research exploring the benefits of using smartwatches to monitor COPD, Health and fitness, as they can be used to monitor, heart rate, blood pressure, ECG, stress, SPo2 levels, steps and more

A MyCOPDTeam Member

Hi Steve
I have golf buddy,gives me steps and distance to the green in yard s
I have fingers to take my pulse.
I breath hold by counting mentally and that tells me a lot about my health.
Hope you… read more

posted November 8
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