COPD Diagnosis

By Rainbows004 Latest Activity June 5 at 3:23 pm Views 956 Replies 2

Rainbows004

my husband was recently diagnosed with copd, after him going into a funk about it, i consulted with doctors and other to see what to do. Today this article popped up and im going to make him read it.

https://www.1stclassmed.com/blog/how-to-proce...

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  • Dr Gary
    Dr GaryCA September 13 at 1:31 pm   

    Hey Rainbows, great to see you here. Really sorry to hear about your husband's diagnosis. It is not at all uncommon for someone to go into a funk — feel really low emotionally — when they learn they have a chronic condition. It's really important to talk and get emotional support for someone who is newly diagnosed. I hope he is talking to you about his feelings. Men aren't always so good about that. Maybe he has a brother or a friend who might also be a good listener as well. We have a lot of articles about Coping under "Living with COPD." I hope you will stay in touch with us. Let us know how you're doing.

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