COPD Discussions

Gwbcopd Cope 3years Hi,everyone I am on what they call end stage cope.very scary.been on oxygen for 3years.is any one else on end…
By Gwbcopd Latest Activity March 4, 2017 at 8:34 am Replies 51
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 at 2:02 pm Replies 2
Dr Gary Family Value: The Benefits of Staying on a Budget Living with a chronic condition has a direct impact on your budget. Anybody reading this who has a chronic condition…
By Dr GaryCA Latest Activity December 18, 2016 at 10:53 am
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
boredbeyondbelief lonley wish there was a equivalent female to share my life with. who wants to… Quit figs 5 years ago on Dr recommendation, girlfriend refuses to. On liquid so I am mobile just no one…
By boredbeyondbelief Latest Activity January 14, 2017 at 12:15 pm Replies 5 Likes 1
Alth Tangle tubing I am new here, was looking for tubing that won't kink. I saw in a discussion that there were swivel…
By Alth Latest Activity September 24, 2016 at 10:10 pm Replies 1
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 Cognitive Behavior Therapy In contrast to many forms of psychotherapy, CBT is a solution-focused approach to treatment, oriented toward solving problems and learning…
By redorangedog Latest Activity August 7, 2016 at 9:30 pm
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
redorangedog COPD with asthma COPD According to the American Thoracic Society (ATS)/ European Respiratory Society (ERS) along with the Global Initiative for Obstructive Lung Disease…
By redorangedog Latest Activity August 3, 2016 at 6:59 pm
Dr Gary Talking to Your Doctor: Yikes! I’m Losing my Doctor! Toni has been with her current doctor, Dr. Ross, for about two years. She moved to her after having to…
By Dr GaryCA Latest Activity July 4, 2016 at 11:46 am Likes 1
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
Dr Gary Just Diagnosed: Why Does Information Feel Like my Enemy? If you’ve been recently diagnosed, one piece of advice you’ve most likely been given, by your physician or your loved…
By Dr GaryCA Latest Activity May 25, 2016 at 10:50 am Likes 3
Dr Gary Just Diagnosed: Getting Your Emotions Through the First Year Being diagnosed with a chronic condition brings up a lot of questions. Some of them include: What’s my life going…
By Dr GaryCA Latest Activity September 27, 2016 at 10:33 pm Replies 10 Likes 2
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