COPD Discussions

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
redorangedog Lung Volume Reduction Surgery Mayo Clinic Definition By Mayo Clinic Staff Appointments & care At Mayo Clinic, we take the time to listen, to find answers and…
By redorangedog Latest Activity December 20, 2015 at 7:29 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
Hibbydave Newly diagnosed Hello, I was diagnosed with Copd in May 2015. I'm 60, male and had smoked for 45 years stopping in…
By Hibbydave Latest Activity August 8, 2017 at 2:04 pm Replies 13 Likes 2
Juanita K Starting Dulera and Spiriva I am a newly diagnosed COPD patient who had been using Advair 250/50 for about a month. A new doctor…
By Juanita K Latest Activity November 21, 2016 at 10:46 am Replies 3 Likes 1
MeDiNovaUK Can you help in the fight against COPD? If your COPD symptoms are leaving you at a loss – you’ve tried everything and still your symptoms aren’t easing…
By MeDiNovaUK Latest Activity July 27, 2015 at 6:24 am
dawn-flies6 Does Anemia have anything to do with COPD? I have been diagnosed with Anemia- Iron Defeceint. Hgb 9, Hct 29, Ferritin 6, Iron Sat 3%. I am needing…
By dawn-flies6 Latest Activity January 24, 2017 at 9:51 pm Replies 5 Likes 1
Dr Gary Chronic Communication at Home: Unpredictable Health and Parenting—What You Can Do “We had the whole day planned,” my client said to me. “Pancakes followed by a trip to our local swimming…
By Dr GaryCA Latest Activity July 13, 2015 at 5:55 pm Likes 1
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