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... 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)
... more confused than I thought I was. My mom is 63 and has been told she's in "end stage" COPD. Hospice is in our home but after reviewing Hospice's criteria for COPD patients it's not the typical 6 month time frame used by their assessment teams. Her pulmonologist has said 8 months maybe. ... (9 replies)
... F to assist her. last Tuesday she wanted me come by before I went to work. I did and noticed how swollen she was. She had a dr appt that afternoon so, i told her we would see what the dr said then. ... (9 replies)

... I am also seeing this same thing happen with my mom.I am told she dont have much time left.but she is still holding on. (9 replies)
... Actually I made a career change after my Mother's death and spent seven years working in Hospice. ... (4 replies)
... that the nurse's evaluation was based on the signs of her heart not pumping enough blood around to oxygenate her tissues. A person who is in bed can actually get by even with most of the systems 'running on empty'. I am sorry for the stress you are going through, it is a very hard time. ... (4 replies)
... y isn't anything they can do for her at this time, slept all day and night. Today, slept most of the day was not able to hold an understandable conversation but by the afternoon she was awake and wanted something to eat. We gave her dinner and she ate none of it but kept telling us it was good. ... (4 replies)
... I was called by LiefAlert to my near 83 year old aunt that had fallen. She was very confused when I arrived, and I called 911 and she was ultimately admitted to hospital. ... (2 replies)
... Could my symptoms be caused by something else? ... (0 replies)
Dec 14, 2012
... RBILD stands for respitory bronchiolitis interstial lung disease. 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. ... (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)
... I don't know what you mean by "phase". ... (10 replies)
... by a PFT, doctor didn't say emphysema or chronic bronchitis, just COPD based on my the PFT results. I haven't been able to exhale right since as long as I can remember at least 1o years, blamed my SOB on my obesity and asthma. ... (1 replies)
Copd questions
Aug 19, 2005
... Thanks again Casey for your insight. I'm not really sure what you mean by putting things off with my health. Did I allude to something in an earlier post that makes you think I'm not taking care of myself? ... (28 replies)
... 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. It is not an option, but a requirement if you wish to control the rest of your life. ... (2 replies)
... I had a PFT, which was fine except I had some weird reading that indicated restrictive lung disease, which was considered an anomaly and was corrected by the inhaler during the test, so no worries. We would follow up on the nodule in six months. In the meantime, I was instructed to use the inhalers. ... (4 replies)
Emphysemia or not?
May 28, 2008
... I have COPD with emphysema . ... (5 replies)
... and Copd hasn't stopped him from living a full life. ... (10 replies)
... Hi vine, I did a search on and this si some of what I found. Hope it helps and please don't somke anything anymore. AFTER QUITTING… YOUR BODY BEGINS TO REPAIR ITSELF AS SOON AS YOU STOP SMOKING 20 minutes after quitting… blood pressure and pulse rates drop to normal, and temperature to hands and feet return to normal. (8 replies)
... he said dont sweat it, We can try again next month. when I questioned him about the print outs diagnosis he said that the computer cant diagnose me only he can by looking at the values. ... (9 replies)

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