Symes4 minutes ago
Anyone else currently struggling with the current weather, the humidity? I was supposed to go visit my father-in-law at his care home yester...
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Dementia Risk & Commen Inhaler
JeffAjaxSmith5 hours ago
Did anyone know risk of dementia from taking popular COPD ASTHMA inhalers use to treat lung disease.
Guess that’s why doctors not really intr...
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Good side effect of blood pressure medication...
beech11 hours ago
I was recently found to have had an increase in my blood pressure, despite already taking Ramipril which had seemed to be doing a good job. ...
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davecarol214 hours ago
Hi all I've been suggested for lvrs I would be very interested to hear any news help from people who have had this surgery and can give me s...
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2greys15 hours ago
I have been tobacco free for 2 years now. Today was testing with the nicotine addiction. So my fatigue is caused by the radiotherapy to trea...
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Pulmonary Rehab and other bits and bobs
keith987616 hours ago
Had my assessment letter this morning for the rehab, has left me feeling both happy and worried.
Why worried you may ask, well I ended up in ...
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Too hot for Aria, too hot for me 😃
Happylondon17 hours ago
Good Afternoon BLF friends!💕
Such a nice day today, Aria got hot staring at next door’s rabbit so is laying on the lawn and I got hot preven...
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Exercise may help make heart younger.
2greys17 hours ago
Doctors, health organizations, and the U.S. surgeon general all agree that exercise is good for the heart. But the reasons why are not well ...
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Long-sought structure of telomerase paves way for drugs for aging, cancer.
2greys18 hours ago
More than 30 years ago, when UC Berkeley researchers discovered telomerase — an enzyme that lengthens chromosome ends and prevents them from...
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Bit of fun
Symes20 hours ago
I’m sure we’ve all had one of these emails at one time or another.....lol
Click on picture to see full photo!
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puffinbilly20 hours ago
Has anybody else been prescribed this new inhaler? Any feedback appreciated please
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Don-Rhymera day ago
I'm 86 with CO P D
My knees have long been shot,
My skin is rotting off me,
And there's other things I've got.
I smoked, and drank and ate too m...
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Portable Oxygen concentrators available
colinlangton47a day ago
Sadly my wife recently died and as a result i have 2 concentrators for sale , how do i advertise them, via The British Lung Foundation?
louythefly57a day ago
Hello everyone. I am new here and have a question. I am 61 yrs old and having caught golden staph when I was born resulted in severe bouts o...
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Applications Please.... 👏
spfsmarta day ago
I’m more Emphysema based COPD, I think.
Anyway I’m after suggestions, recommendations or pointers to any walking based ‘Apps’, iphone ...
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2greysa day agoPOPULAR
We managed to dodge the heavy thunder showers yesterday, both ways We arrived a half hour early for the radiotherapy appointment and I wa...
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Free oxygen concentrator
Sylvia1612512 days ago
I have an Inogen oxygen concentrator in working order that I no longer need. I would like to give it to someone who needs it free of charge.
Change of weather
Mellypad2 days ago
Anyone else feel less breathless with the change of weather. Feeling much better and less pressure and pain in my lungs.
Long may it last!! ...
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Newbie. Hello, everyone.
DTLAgirl2 days ago
I’m a 30 year old female with an autoimmune disease, asthma & COPD. I stumbled on to the forum after being sick for the last 5 w...
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Just a question??
Gina19722 days ago
Does having copd mean i will end up with emphysema? 😳
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Phyll2 days ago
I may be prescribed mycophenolate soon. The side effects sound awful. I'd like to know the experience you've had with it. The re...
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New studies show dark chocolate consumption reduces stress and inflammation, while improving memory, immunity and mood.
2greys2 days ago
New research shows there might be health benefits to eating certain types of dark chocolate. Findings from two studies being presented today...
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aeparcs2 days ago
Is it possible to experience a chronic ticklish throat that causes coughing? For almost 6 months?
Reduce endless mucous related coughing
1carus2 days ago
Respiratory Physio recently started me on breathing exercises and huffing to deal with constant mucous problem which makes me cough badly mo...
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Spring gives 🐾 wings!!
Happylondon2 days agoPOPULAR
Yesterday started with Aria and a bird in the living-room, feathers everywhere and ended with Bea searching for Aria who was chasing after a...
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CURSED ... Not With Some COMMEN COLD
JeffAjaxSmith2 days ago
Nothing some chicken soup and good nights sleep will cure make go away eather.
But a god awful LUNG disease.
And here is how the story GO’s th...
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That involuntary extra breath/s or like a child sobbing.
This has been discussed here by several of us from time to time (inc me).
I asked the consultant about this whilst there and they answer was ...
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Mental fatigue tires out elderly people's bodies more than physical weakness, study finds.
Taking walks and keeping their brains active are both important for older people to keep up their health.
But seniors also must beware not t...
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Commonly prescribed heartburn drug linked to Pneumonia in Older Adults.
2greys3 days ago
Researchers at the University of Exeter have found a statistical link between pneumonia in older people and a group of medicines commonly us...
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Technology used to map Mars now measuring effect of treatment on tumours.
A machine learning approach for assessing images of the craters and dunes of Mars, which was developed at The University of Manchester, has ...
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