Finally got my PFT Results (Interpretation)
RedSox7 hours ago
I finally got my PFT results and now I am even more confused than when I received Mild Emphysema diagnosis from CTScan (Radiologist)
Shazza598 hours ago
Just looking for some tips on clearing up hoarseness. I have hoarseness due, I think, to powder Spiriva and it’s getting me down having conv...
3rd week on and wondering if its worth the illness i feel..
Puffingheck8 hours ago
I have smoked since 18, i have asthma.. am now fifty two.. so thats 34 years of smoking.. however i have mad cravings.. which i have been ab...
Importance of Dermal Absorption of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons Derived from Barbecue Fumes.
2greys10 hours ago
With summer coming, it's only a matter of time before the smells and tastes of barbecued foods dominate the neighborhood. But there's a down...
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Prescribing of low-priority treatments identified by NHS England: a cross-sectional study and interactive data tool in English primary care.
NHS England recently announced a consultation seeking to discourage the use of treatments it considers to be low-value. We set out to produc...
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How to lose 5kg (11lb) in 24 hrs.
Johnem12 hours ago
That is how much weight in body fluid that I have just lost virtually overnight due to a diarrhoea bug. This was followed by excruciatingly ...
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Iain196215 hours ago
Hi folks any idea how long it takes for ct scan results to come back? And do they go to your GP? Thanks
Yummy 🤤 Just Recived My PiP Review Booklet asking making sure your review is right.
JeffAjaxSmith16 hours ago
Golly gosh where dose one start really DO I send them all my letters and send them robust repose given my mental state or do I send em my un...
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Help develop national NHS guidance on tobacco prevention, cessation and harm reduction
NICEGetInvolved16 hours ago
Just to let you know that the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) is developing guidance on tobacco prevent...
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This weather though 🤔
keith987617 hours ago
Good day to one and all, my first really warm weather since my copd diagnosis and boy does it take it out of me.
I didn't let that stop me do...
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Borderline or mild copd
Martinack5917 hours ago
Hi I’m still slightly confused to whether I have copd even after talking to three different doctors 1 said I’m mild to borderline others say...
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INOGEN ONE G3 FOR SALE
1Vinrouge18 hours ago
Hello, I am selling my Inogen One G3 Portable Oxygen Concentrator. It was purchased on 28th March 2018 and has the 16 cell battery which a...
Effects of pregnancy on Bronchiectasis
SamW444419 hours ago
Hi, I am currently under investigation for bronchiectasis, I was due for a CT scan last week (which I understand is necessary for the diagno...
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Chriskho19 hours ago
Stopped Spiriva powder inhaler for a few days due to terrible scratchy throat, coughing and tight breathing in the evenings my Fev1 was a st...
Constant chest infections
Lynnstez20 hours ago
Hi had two chest infections I. The last four months,should have had thyroid removed but due to this infection couldn’t have the op,my mom di...
Advanced genetics study identifies virulent strain of TB.
2greysa day ago
LSTM’s Dr Maxine Caws is co-lead investigator on an advanced genetics study published in Nature Genetics (link is external), which has shown...
New treatments for severe asthma.
Without effective treatment options people with a severe forms of asthma are at risk of life-threatening asthma attacks on a daily basis. In...
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What a farse
JeffAjaxSmitha day ago
Well it’s all been going on this morning HOW why.
Well I was asleep on sofa dad was where he usually is on he’s chair USALY I sleep with one ...
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Dick Van Dyke 92 yrs young is beating COPD/Emphysema
RedSoxa day ago
I came across this story while just surfing the internet . I believe it is very inspiring. Hope you read it fully and enjoy.
Living Proof tha...
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Debs6129a day ago
hello again I'm sorry i gave you wrong email how do I update it please help
Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
hello everyone. I was recently was diagnosed with Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. I'm 57 none smoker and my oxygen level drop between 80 84 8...
justjill_uka day ago
So I am now starting on the journey having admitted that I cannot wash myself. Who else has begun this journey and what advice do I need? ...
Can anyone understand this ?
Rich1957a day ago
I was in Hospital for 12 nights after a mishap during surgery having 3 endobronchial valves fitted .
I was then out for 8 nights at home and...
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Down in the dumps
Minxy01a day ago
I was diagnosed with copd six months ago.I have a really right chest and I get so tired .is this usual.
Home measurement - microlife
Healthy24680a day agoPOPULAR
Hi everyone ..
Today I got this small device to self test at home , I was hesitant to get it as I might get just busy with it way more than I...
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patty-anna day ago
Some of you will remember that a few weeks ago I was at the end of my tether and ready to throw in the towel. I saw a private consultant who...
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2greysa day agoPOPULAR
Last Friday I attended the apointment with my Oncologist which was just about how the radiotherapy went, as far as side effects were concern...
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Pregnant smokers may reduce harm done to baby’s lungs by taking vitamin C.
2greys2 days ago
In a previous study, the researchers reported that daily supplemental vitamin C in pregnant women who could not quit smoking improved their ...
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Link between tuberculosis and Parkinson’s disease discovered.
The mechanism our immune cells use to clear bacterial infections like tuberculosis (TB) might also be implicated in Parkinson's disease, acc...
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Shadwell2 days ago
Hi just wondering if any one on here uses there own concentrater
Any information would be appreciated ie if worth buying one the benefits &...
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