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Ready for Dingbat #32?

03...For your eyes only?????

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Check in – Do You Know your Triggers and Early Warning Signs?

My triggers tend to be - perfumes and/or scents; I can't tolerate most perfumes, scented candles and many cleaning products - smoke of any kind - poor air quality, inside the building, as well as, the air outside. Living in a larger city can be …

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Can Anoro cause leg cramps/pain

i was on Symbicort up until last week then my pulmonologist changed it to Anoro. Question.can Anoro cause shooting pain in the bottom of legs - I’ve been on it fir approx 4 days and am being woken up around 4 am with shooting pain down the right hand leg …

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COPD at 28 years old.

I have suffered recurrent chest infections, pneumonia and wheezing for years. I recently had a Spirometry test which indicates COPD. They've arranged for another test in 2 weeks and I was a heavy smoker for 8 years but quit 5 years ago. I have a 3 year …

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Why do my lungs continue to deteriorate? "Old age" is not an answer.

I have not smoked in almost 30 years. But "they" say my lungs will continue to deteriorate. What causes that? I heard Univ of Houston was looking at Natural stem cells we have in our bodies that are not good for us. Mayo Clinic was looking at senescent …

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Pandemic and orders from Alldaychemist-Does anyone order Canada online pharmacy?

Does anyone order Canada online pharmacy , is it like ADC?

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Bronchiolits Obliterans

Has anyone heard of this disease? I've been going back and forth with asthma and copd diagnosis in recent years. Turns out my ct scan from hospital stay at the end of 2017 actually points to this and they sent me home with meds for it without really …

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nebulizer mouth pieces

would a respiratory therapist or someone with any ideas please tell me a little more about nebulizer mouth pieces. i got my 1st nebulizer in 2018 and they dropped it off and said goodbye. i am currently using it 2 to 3 times a day with a duo neb and 2 …

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Recovery time

Diagnosed severe copd a year ago after pleural effusion and pneumonia . In Hospital 2 wks . Took few months to get back to my so to speak normal breathing . Now a year later fell fractured my hip had surgery . Five days after surgery had exacerbation …

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Anyone have experience of a breathing aid called AirPhysio Global

I saw an ad in facebook the other day for a Australian manufactured breathing aid designed for COPD and Asthema patients.There were attached to the ad so many postive claims for the benefits by users in improving their breathing and mucus control,just …

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Mental Health

My people- it’s time for me to get some help. If you’ve followed me I’m about 3 months into not being a smoker and feel great. I have a peak flow that gives a total and fev. I need to dispose of this because it’s taking over my day. Meaning I’m always …

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Asthma copd overlap

Does anyone have this? I think I do. I was told by one pulmonologist I have mild copd, but 3 other pulmonologists/asthma doctors said no asthma. Ive had adult onset asthma for 30 years.

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Lung transplant-how long to heal

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Ready for another Dingbat???

05...stolen goods 12...singin' the blues

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How do you convince yourself you have a future with COPD?

I am finding my emphysema increasingly difficult to live with. Setting aside my inglorious physical decline, until recently I'd managed the disease reasonably well on a steady diet of denial, stoicism, and the sort of black humor that comes from binge …

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Just diagnosed-will surgical masks restrict my breathing even more?

My 02 level (Blood oxygen) level is always around 87-88 when they test it using that finger thing. If I take deep breaths before I can get it to around 90. I was just put on 2 different inhalers. One long acting and one rescue. I'm going to the Dr. for …

Author: Jeffro
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Just Diagnosed-I need some support, or hope, or something

Hello Everybody, I want to the ER because of chest pains and came out with a diagnosis of emphysema. The diagnosis was based on darkness on an x-ray (not hyperswelling of lungs or diaphragm flattening). No CT or breathing tests. It is surreal because I …

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Walking-why do some do better on the treadmill vs regular walking

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How well do you know your birds?

the birds! //ed

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Managing my time-Does emphysema force you eventuality to require oxygen to survive?

A brief inquiry - can anyone please predict the future? It would be so useful to know how things are going to work out. The internet is awash with apocryphal tales of COPD doom, inexplicable redemption, even religious inspired salvations. So many …

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How have you managed it?

Thankyou very much to each of you for your observations and advice. I thoroughly appreciate your time and consideration. I know I’m making a terrible hash of things at the moment and sound full of doom and gloom. I’ve been floundering on a sea of …

Author: Eddie 7
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Check in - How much do you know about the My COPD Action Plan?

As promised, here are the answers to the COPD Action Plan Quiz! 1. How often should the My COPD Action Plan be updated by you and your doctor? Answer: b – Every six months. The My COPD Action Plan should be routinely updated every six months, but …

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Cooking/living while on oxygen

Hi Tnn666 - I've been using oxygen for a little more than 3 years and I have a gas stove that I use to cook. Oxygen itself isn't flammable. However, it can cause a fire to burn hotter and faster. Adding oxygen to a fire makes it bigger. You …

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Suck and blow.

I'll clean your car with the great pleasure Das23 (and your helicopter and your jet). Cleaning a car, from engine bay to ash tray, is one of the few things that has always made sense to me - at every level. Thankyou very much Jean053 and Alph too. I do …

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Pandemic and orders from Alldaychemist

Has anyone been able to order from Alldaychemist, how long did it take for you to get your meds?

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