COPD Discussions — Medications And Treatments

Smegeroidous Throat Problems I have tried two powder inhalers which are really effective but I get hoarseness and constantly clearing my throat is…
By Smegeroidous Latest Activity July 25 at 2:22 pm
Anonymous My Elderly Mother, who never normally wheezed, was denied Service at the ER for Wheezing… My mother never wheezed. She became ill and started wheezing. When I took her to the ER they basically ignored…
By Anonymous Latest Activity April 21 at 6:35 am Replies 2
Anonymous My elderly mother, who never wheezes, was suddenly diagnosed with COPD. My mother never wheezed. She became ill and started wheezing. When I took her to the ER they basically ignored…
By Anonymous Latest Activity April 21 at 6:20 am Replies 2
grainger hebshie LIVING WITH STAGE 4 COPD IN A NURSING HOME BECAUSE I HAVE STAGE 4 COPD FROM SMOKING.I NOW TAKE 26 PILLS A DAY,3 BREATHIN…
By grainger hebshie Latest Activity August 3, 2017 at 4:40 pm Replies 4
alantun Vertigo, nausea, fatigue. I am 76, and have had fully diagnosed but relatively mild emphysema for about 4 years. Last year in April…
By alantun Latest Activity May 26, 2017 at 5:48 pm Replies 61
Always exhausted Himalayan salt therapy Hi I was wondering if anyone uses the Himalayan salt therapy whether it be the inhalers or sitting in the…
By Always exhausted Latest Activity March 16, 2017 at 11:20 pm Replies 2
nose hose user breathing treatments with nebulizer my eyes were watering constantly..never had that problem.then it dawned on me the vapor from the nebulizer was going into…
By nose hose user Latest Activity August 8, 2017 at 2:02 pm Replies 2
SallyAdair tips for keeping cannula from falling out I apologize if this has been covered already. I did a quick search. My mother is on pain meds due…
By SallyAdair Latest Activity November 16, 2016 at 4:44 pm
PamCOPD M60 oxygen on wheelchair Hi. My mom has various lung issues. She now needs 15 l of oxygen all the time. i would like…
By PamCOPD Latest Activity October 4, 2016 at 1:25 pm Replies 7 Likes 1
redorangedog How to determine how much oxygen is needed. These guidelines describe three conditions that require the use of oxygen therapy: 1. PaO2 is less than or equal to…
By redorangedog Latest Activity August 4, 2016 at 10:17 am
Kibitzer-mensch Spiriva I get spiriva,through the VA because it's a fairly good guess that I got copd from asbestos exposure. When the…
By Kibitzer-mensch Latest Activity May 31, 2016 at 11:00 am
Anonymous Spiriva I get spiriva through the VA because it's a fairly good guess that I got copd from asbestos exposure. When…
By Anonymous Latest Activity May 31, 2016 at 11:24 am
jblondie88 Not a clear diagnosis I had a breathing "spell" almost two years ago that scared me enough to go to the Doctor. Had a…
By jblondie88 Latest Activity March 31, 2016 at 5:52 pm Replies 1
redorangedog Incentive Spirometry Wikipedia An incentive spirometer is a medical device used to help patients improve the functioning of their lungs. It is provided…
By redorangedog Latest Activity December 23, 2015 at 6:02 pm
Vocal Views Paid COPD Research Opportunity UK, USA and Canada We are looking for people aged 40+ to participate in our COPD study. We are paying people £15 (UK) or…
By Vocal Views Latest Activity November 26, 2015 at 2:49 pm
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