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Help for copd
Sep 25, 2010
... Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease is a group of diseases that includes asthma, bronchitis,emphysema, and bronchiectasis. At one end we have asthma, at the other end we have pure emphysema. Copd is the major cause of disablility and death in the USA. ... (4 replies)
... Seems I can well relate to what everyone is saying. I was diagnosed October 2007 with moderate COPD. And I am still smoking. Don't get me wrong. I am not proud of it whatsoever. And as my pulmonary doc told me, I am only killing myself. ... (7 replies)
... Emphysema is something that can be managed and although we can't stop the progress, we can manage it and slow it down considerably. You have already started the first order of business by giving up the smoking. ... (2 replies)

... jog more than a mile at a time without starting to get dizziness and tunnel vision. ... (0 replies)
RBILD and COPD
Dec 14, 2012
... ase. From what Ive heard there is no cure as it is rare. It is caused by smoking. It supposedly is to slow down when you quit smoking. I have done numerous times and it does not seem to be slowing at all. My doctor told me when I was diagnosed at 30yrs old, you basically suffocate. This scares me to death. ... (2 replies)
... Wondering what the consensus is as to which of these have helped folks the most w/ Copd and/or Asthma. I was on Advair, but could not deal with the loss of my voice. Otherwise it caused no other problems. Have been switched to Symbicort, but concerned about the warnings re: death from Formoterol. Is this warning over-hyped ? (0 replies)
Mom with COPD
May 25, 2012
... m in a similar situation in some ways. My dad was diagnosed with the disease 5 or 6 years ago, however, neither or my parents told me about it until about a year and a half ago. His condition has majorly deteriorated since they told me, he has a nebuliser and oxygen at home now and needs them a lot. ... (2 replies)
Mom with COPD
Mar 26, 2012
... Hi I am new here. Just looking for answers or maybe just needing to vent. My Mom was diagnosed with emphysema about 15years ago. She is now 72years old and I feel is starting to fade. ... (2 replies)
He almost died!
Feb 21, 2012
... old father has COPD, and has had for many years. Recently, the docs gave him a nebulizer. ... (2 replies)
Help with COPD
Sep 6, 2011
... My mother just passed at the end of April due to the congestive heart failure the copd caused. I know this is going to sound awful, but let him smoke. Your dad sounds as if he was right where my mom was 2 months before she passed. ... (7 replies)
Help with COPD
Sep 3, 2011
... fib and still smokes a pack of cigs a day... ... (7 replies)
... cheese containers that you cook in he microwave. and 2 brownies. 6 oz of sprite. She normally eats the whole container, but the last few times shes ate them she is eating less and less. ... (9 replies)
... Proud Daughter, what I have learned is that we show our love by feeding them. Food gives and sustains life therefore we feel we have to feed them. ... (9 replies)
... Librarabbit, I feel you pain. My mother is 67 yrs old and is on alot of medicines. I weighed her today as I do weekly and she is 82.2lbs. She can no longer cook or clean. I do that for her. My dad does the shopping and washes clothes because he seems to enjoy do it. ... (9 replies)
... After reading these passages I think I'm more confused than I thought I was. My mom is 63 and has been told she's in "end stage" COPD. ... (9 replies)
Worried Sick...Mom
Dec 25, 2010
... I am extremely concerned about my mom. She has no insurance and ABSOLUTELY REFUSES to go to a doctor, not just because of no insurance, but because she has no faith in them at all! ... (0 replies)
... hour care. Mom is too weak to stay alone now. We know she has fallen at least one time while home alone. She has had difficulty reheating the meals we prepare and has forgotten to take her meds on several occasions. ... (9 replies)
... I also needed in the worst way to know how much longer my Mother would live. I wanted her suffering to end and I could not understand what kept her going on and on. Every case is different so there is no simple answer to the question. ... (9 replies)
... years and has only left her home to be taken to the Dr or hospital. ... (9 replies)
... I posted in November of 2009. As you can tell from reading my post, I was very frustrated and worried about my Mother's condition. I did not understand what was going on and did not know what to expect. Little did I know how much worse things would get. ... (9 replies)


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