Hi, my mum has COPD, Im a little lost really. At the moment she dosent want to ever wake up again. Feels like she is suffocating. Her chest feels like its going to explode. The strongest woman I know reduced to a breathless, weak and weepy wreck. She has recently been given a nebuliser, but it dosent seem to be helping, shes waiting to have an oxygen trial after a specialist nurse descovered a yesy she had in June showed she may need oxygen but no one followed it up at the time. She dosent want to make a fuss, but she is 76! I just dont know what to do to help. She had steroids a month ago, they seemed to help a little. They said she didnt have a chest infection, dont know how they figured that as they didnt do any tests. I know its a horrible condition but I never expected such a fast drop in her health. She has always been active, swimming and keep fit everyday, but now she struggles to get to the toilet. Any advice would be appreciated.
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