An Ode To Dons Teeth
skischool5 hours ago
by Spike Milligan
English Teeth, English Teeth!
Shining in the sun
A part of British heritage
Aye, each and every one.
English Teeth, H...
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Don-1931version6 hours ago
Hearing aids are wonderful things,
They mean don't miss much.
You hear again the birds and bees,
Ticking clocks and such.
What people say about ...
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Finished Rehabilitation 😏😏😣
Angiecbr12 hours agoPOPULAR
I had my final assessment this morning and now moving up to copd circuit at my local gym with the same crowd yayyyy... my first assessment 6...
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Aero Chamber Plus Spacer
Annie3113 hours ago
Having recently purchased one of these to use with my Ventolin inhaler, I today read online that these spacers are no longer being recommend...
BilboBagshot13 hours ago
Wanted to see if others have the same and do I need to see my GP?
Everytime I have a coughing episode I get the following...
Tightening in ...
Getting there I hope
Carnival56717 hours ago
I am exhausted this morning after a medical day yesterday! I saw my GP yesterday and told him about my ambulatory oxygen problems. He had no...
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New Measures of Aging May Show 70 is the New 60.
2greys18 hours ago
Is 70 the new 60? A new Stony Brook University-led study published in PLOS ONE uses new measures of aging with probabilistic projections f...
10 Days in May
KeefyGeea day ago
Hospitalised for 10 days in May and my life has been turned upside down, my lungs have a fungal infection, cirrhosis never been a drinker an...
Cats with C.O.P.D in America
skischoola day ago
This is the famous Scruffy i have been including in my posts.
check out this link from our friends across the Atlantic.i hope the link works ...
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Oxygen canisters rant
Posativea day ago
Hi I am having a rant I have been on oxygen for 3 weeks not needed at rest and I am apauled at the weight and dirt on these canisters I have...
Why not just fev1 to diagnose?
phyllis_libertya day ago
I read all the time where they use the fev1 and fvc ratio to diagnose copd. So, call me dumb, but if fev1 tells what stage of copd you are i...
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david12a day ago
Last Friday was given a new pump to take but I was told I had to stop taking ipratropium which I was take in two times a day for braltus 10 ...
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Alcohol and You....
Dmactdsa day agoPOPULAR
This is from another support group for COPD patients but I don't think they would mind it being posted here; it caught my eye because early ...
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Still on the list
southya day ago
Hi, don't post often but am always here, been on the list for double lung transplant for 11 months now. During that time I have deteriorated...
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Getting used to Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
judith1939a day ago
We have been married 56 years and my husband has recently been diagnosed. He is trying to ignore it, and carry on as usual as long as possib...
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Manchester gets UK's first high-energy proton beam cancer therapy machine
JeffAjaxSmitha day ago
Ninety-tonne cyclotron at Christie hospital will give NHS patients access to treatment that is currently only available abroad.
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Speedy Repeat prescription service!
PMRPete2 days ago
Put our repeat prescription requests in online at 07:30 yesterday morning, 8 items 4 for me and 4 for the wife.
They all arrived at 17:30 yes...
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Trying to find an inhaler that doesn't have bad side effects.
welllaners2 days ago
Hi all, can you tell me why my doctor and respiratory nurse is trying to get me on combination inhalers. I am in the very early stages of CO...
roey1232 days ago
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alecmunro2 days ago
Hi. Been backward and forwards to Docs with breathlessness over last 3 months. A Chest X-ray was clear. Now awaiting spirometry test to chec...
Don-1931version2 days ago
The temperature is falling,
And what is this I find?
I'm a pound or two lighter,
And have a little less behind.
Time now to start roaming,
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First-Line Immunotherapy Treatment Can Improve Survival for Subset of Lung Cancer Patients.
2greys2 days ago
Findings from a phase III clinical trial for advanced lung cancer patients could help oncologists better predict which patients are likely t...
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Why is Dr wanting me to have respiratory assessment and chest xray when its anxiety and graves disease I have.
bev19582 days ago
I have had anxiety/panic disorder many years and also graves disease and am on various medications but my anxiety recently got worse and I w...
Hard to handle diagnosis
EnchantressPain2 days ago
Here is a little background information:
I am 37, never smoked or did any recreational drugs ever. In October 2016, I began to lose hair, we...
SHOCKING : Gardener killed by toxic bacteria in his hosepipe
JeffAjaxSmith2 days ago
I know BLF don't like talking about Legionnaires’ disease but today's headline is worthy of caution WHEN in garden.
I for one did not give ho...
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Electricity rebate for O2 concentrators
skischool2 days ago
Hi There,Bit of a hypothetical question given that we no longer have an o2 concentrator in the house since Cecilia passed away.But has anybo...
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zack552 days ago
hi guys could some one tell me if the in halers stop you going to toilet properly only since being on them ( about 6 months now ) I have ...
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Long weekend ahead
Budgie19542 days ago
Off down to Bideford, Devon on Friday to visit very close family friends. Just hope I can get past the Glastonbury traffic on the M5 with ea...
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Jebbadya2 days ago
HI, I have been ill for sometime (over 3 years) and have recentley been seeing doctor. I have been diagnosed with Stage 3 COPD with a FEV 39...
Lilian2262 days agoPOPULAR
Is the 6 minute walk test done to determine if the patient qualifies for oxygen? Lilian xxxxx
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