0 Votes
0 This question has no answers.
Praying for Everyone

This Coronavirus is awful! I’ve been watching the news add day! New York, Mississippi, etc. We must, I repeat must stay in! Get all you need and do not go out! I’m in Quebec, Canada, it’s on the way! And am afraid

0 Votes
6 Answers
I have condensation building up in my tubing, causing me to inhale water. What can I do?

Condensation in oxygen tubing

Author: DavinaT
0 Votes
5 Answers
Continuous vs pulse dosing?

I’m trying Zen-0 lite, which is the one system that gives patients a bolts for EACH breath with pulse. This means you get more total oxygen in a minute. It may use the battery slightly faster but does a better job of keeping patients properly saturated. …

Author: Soleena
Tags:
0 Votes
4 Answers
What is the highest CO2 level that human body can maintain?

MikeUK Hi Sanjay27 how is your uncle? My wife also had CO retention and spent 12 days in hospital on "the mask" to remove the CO2 We now have a home NIV system for night use and LOX at all times during the day The 2 concentrators we had have been sent …

Author: Sanjay27
0 Votes
4 Answers
Trilogy Machine-What are the qualifications to get one?

What are the qualifications to get one? My pulmonologist prescribed, Humana approved, but supplier denied because of blood gas test.

Tags:
0 Votes
2 Answers
Prednisone

I’ve been on 40 ml of prednisone a day since Monday and today was my last dose but since taking them I’ve noticed at times shortness of breath and tightness in chest with some jittery. Is that normal

Author: WillZ
0 Votes
1 Answers
Advil and Coronavirus

not sure what to believe, I take Advil for pain 1 tablet twice a day - someone said that this is bad for the Coronavirus as it seems to like Advil and if you get Coronavirus having Advil in your system will make it worse! Anybody hear that

0 Votes
4 Answers
Anyone have your rent raise because of this?

Last year I took $3,000 out of my IRA to buy a scooter and a refurbished Inogen. Yesterday, my landlord returned my new lease for the year,( 9 years of gov. housing,) & he raised my rent $117 more per month. When I called & asked him why my rent was …

Author: Donna dew
0 Votes
23 Answers
Do you ever regain 'proper' breathing after quitting smoking; and have COPD?

I'm so discouraged, frustrated and guess just mad that my breathing has seemed to get worse the longer I'm not smoking! I had such a COPD 'flair-up' on January 4th - I haven't had a cigarette since. Put on oxygen January 5th, which with the help of …

0 Votes
6 Answers
Having a Hard Time Finding Something That Works

Hello all! I'm new here and have found lots of useful information. I have a few questions and wondering if anyone else has had similar experiences. I've been trying to find something that works to control my daily asthma symptoms. I'd say they are mild …

Author: skuchimura
0 Votes
6 Answers
Did you get our email-new webinar and q and a posted!

Hi Friends, I hope you are all hanging in there and finding ways to keep busy. In my house I am starting to think that my six year old is handling all of this better than I am! We have a few updates for you today that you hopefully got by email (if not …

0 Votes
21 Answers
Any common sense approaches to grocery shopping during COVID-19 outbreak

What measures to take while grocery shopping? Wipe down basket handles with sanitizer? What about touching store items? Use sanitizer wipe (kept in car) after finish shopping? And what about putting the items away after getting home? Would it be possible …

Author: PatriciaK
0 Votes
33 Answers
How did everyone quit smoking

Two years today I quit cold turkey. Brought my last package of cigarettes, needed to have that one final smoke - gave the rest of the packet away and have not touched one since. I agree with 2cents, you have to make the decision to quit. Very hard, but …

0 Votes
3 Answers
POC-Looking for a POC that is a continuous flow and pulse

Looking for a POC that is a continuous flow and pulse. Has anyone used?How long Battery last on 4, .What kind of expense with Maintenance?

Author: Debera
0 Votes
0 This question has no answers.
Everyone stat home please!

Hu Everyone Please follow your states request that you stay home, wash your hands frequently and stay away from people! The sooner we do this , hopefully the sooner we get out of this Coronavirus mess!´ I’m in Canada, it hasn’t hit too hard yet, we’ve …

0 Votes
2 Answers
Find a friend

find a friend button has disappeared. How do we find it

0 Votes
5 Answers
Oxygen deliver stopped

I got a call from Lincare today asking if I needed my regular delivery tomorrow. I said yes. There was no question about whether or not I would get it if I needed it. Karen's right. You need to call your doc. There are ways for the delivery people to do …

Author: rpstuf
Tags:
0 Votes
2 Answers
What if your spouse has to work and you have severe Copd?

My wife and I had made a decision for her to stay home because I have 30% lung function left that thankfully has not progressed for the last 3 years. works at a elementary school and her superintendent said she could take her sick leave to stay home with …

Author: Russ
0 Votes
7 Answers
I have emphysema is this worse than copd

I’ve just been told I have emphysema can you live as long as someone with copd, I’ve read in here how people have managed copd and lived for years can I do this too with emphysema

Author: Nicke1
Tags:
0 Votes
12 Answers
Loss of Bladder Control and COPD

I know this topic has come up before, so I looked and found this link to a blog post on the topic from awhile ago... https://www.copdfoundation.org/COPD360social/Community/COPD-Digest/Article/573/Too-Embarrassed-to-Ask.aspx

0 Votes
5 Answers
Is it safe for someone with COPD to drink smoothies daily

Sounds pretty healthy to me.

Author: pinkneyt
0 Votes
4 Answers
Over the counter

Would like to know if any one has tried over the counter meds? Ones like Breathe easy, lung health, lung detox , mucus relief.

Author: Debera
0 Votes
6 Answers
What does it mean when your lung hurts

what does it mean when your hurting all over and when you drink water or tea or anything that your drink goes like it's hitting your lung

0 Votes
5 Answers
Masks—who should wear them and how to get them?

I just read an article in the Boston Globe that encourages everyone to wear masks. Hard to know what's best---Too much conflicting information

0 Votes
1 Answers
Portable Oxygen concentrator-reasonable cost?

Any ideas on obtaining a POC at a reasonable cost?

Author: Judi49
Votes
0 This question has no answers. Answers

Author:
Tags:
No questions or answers were found
No questions or answers were found
More Questions
Ask a question

COPD360social posts are monitored by Senior Director of Community Engagement and COPD360social Community Manager, Bill Clark, as well as staff Respiratory Therapists.


Tags
No tags found

Medical Advice

It is not our intention to serve as a substitute for medical advice and any content posted should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. While we encourage individuals to share their personal experiences with COPD, please consult a physician before making changes to your own COPD management plan.