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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
Fairy1051 Double pneumonia Has anyone had double pneumonia lately? I'm sick and tired of being sick and tired. Pneumonia took a lot outta…
By Fairy1051 Latest Activity April 14, 2016 at 5:38 pm Replies 3
Dr Gary Getting Down on Yourself? Here’s How to Curb the Urge to Judge “That was good.” “That was bad.” “Wow, that was stupid.” Listen to your own self-talk sometime. And when you do, take a look…
By Dr GaryCA Latest Activity March 16, 2016 at 6:26 pm Replies 2 Likes 3
redorangedog Stages of COPD Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a progressive condition that affects your ability to breathe well. It encompasses several…
By redorangedog Latest Activity October 17, 2016 at 4:47 pm Replies 11
redorangedog Beyond Blue I have my own list. Here are 10 things you definitely DON’T want to say, a collection of the gems…
By redorangedog Latest Activity December 28, 2015 at 12:42 pm Likes 1
redorangedog Coping with COPD Clinical Topics CNE Beyond Clinical Nursing Tools Your Health Keyword, Title, Topic Advanced Search Home » Clinical Topics » Pulmonary…
By redorangedog Latest Activity December 27, 2015 at 4:31 pm Likes 1
redorangedog Social Media and Chronic Disease Social media, online social networks and apps for smartphones and tablets are changing the way we communicate. According to a…
By redorangedog Latest Activity December 27, 2015 at 11:28 am
redorangedog How does Weather Affect COPD Lung Institute When the temperature dial is set to HOT across the entire country those who suffer from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease…
By redorangedog Latest Activity December 26, 2015 at 5:47 pm
redorangedog What are Pulmonary Function Tests Mayo What are pulmonary function tests? Pulmonary function tests (PFTs) are non-invasive tests that show how well the lungs are working.
By redorangedog Latest Activity December 25, 2015 at 10:06 am
redorangedog COPD and Your Heart The Relationship between COPD and Heart Problems Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and heart problems, specifically heart failure, have one serious…
By redorangedog Latest Activity December 25, 2015 at 9:28 am Likes 1
redorangedog Anemia and COPD BetterLiving Living with COPD: Why Iron is Important Jane M. Martin, BA, LRT, CRT Health Pro June 18, 2012 Iron in…
By redorangedog Latest Activity December 24, 2015 at 4:54 pm
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
redorangedog COPD and Depression COPD Foundation Coping with COPD You may have felt stunned when you first learned of your diagnosis. What you heard may have…
By redorangedog Latest Activity December 22, 2015 at 7:50 pm
redorangedog Stage 4 COPD person in your care In Stage IV COPD -- defined as having forced expiratory volume of below 30 percent of…
By redorangedog Latest Activity December 22, 2015 at 10:34 am
redorangedog Thoracotomy A thoracotomy is an incision into the pleural space of the chest.[1] It is performed by surgeons (or emergency physicians…
By redorangedog Latest Activity December 20, 2015 at 6:24 pm
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