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Pseudomonas

I recently listened to the bronchiectasis presentation which I have suffered fro...

Hello from fundraising

Hi I'm Dominic I work in the fundraising team. Basically our job is to get in...

e cigarettes

Any one tried this sometimes think it would work when need a cigarette but know ...

Can FEV1 improve after stopping smoking

My husband had a FEV1 30% January 2011 when discharged from hospital after an e...

Doctor appointment nightmare should I go private?

I have just returned from the doctors i have felt worse all week and put it down...

I got a finger pulse Oximeter

Rightly or wrongly, I sent for an oximeter from amazon, £20.99. I am going to ke...

BLF Bronchiectasis Online Surgery

Hi Everyone If you missed our online surgery on Bronchiectasis here is th...

Morphine and pain control.

Hello Again, Another article today on BBC Health about how morphine can be us...

Doctors to strike.

Hi Everyone Just to let you all know (in case you haven't heard) on the 21st ...

Lung washing article on BBC News website

Good afternoon everyone I hope you are all well - the weather seems to be get...

Question about Mucodyne and Sputum Samples

Hi Gang As I said in my previous thread,I have today started taking Mucodyne....

Diet Plan to help with Asthma Control?

Does anyone have an tried and tested diet plan they can recommend to help with a...

Pulmonary Fibrosis...........still sucks but what a difference a day makes!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

In a nutshell. 3 weeks ago my dads consultant said there was nothing that could ...

Swine Flu Jab

Hi, could anyone tell me if they have had problems with the swine flu jab. As I ...

Just Been to the Hospital

Hi Gang Further to my other thread moaning about the things my GP won't do. ...

Anyone been to a salt cave or used a salt pipe?

I take 3 inhalers for my COPD - they help a lot but make my voice very croaky. ...

New 3 Peaks Blogs post... Steve-bought-a-book/

http://3nationalpeakschallenge.wordpress.com/2012/05/28/steve-bought-a-book/

CBT

started Cognitive Behavior Therapy to help understand about the panic with my br...

Who cares...

1 in 10 of us apparently! If you provide unpaid support to someone living wit...

Can someone explain about this Gym pass please ?

I keep reading about this Gym Pass. Could someone explain what it's about and ho...

some good news!

Hi everyone , after 3 appointments in the same week I feel like I am a step clos...

Cruising with oxygen

I added aquestion to this tag a little while ago asking if anyone knew where I c...

Mild copd and DLA?

hi all ive had copd from Oct 2012 and ive put in for DLA but ive been knocked b...

Gasping for breath.

Sorry about all these questions. Sometimes I find myself literally gasping for b...

Walking

Going to start and get myself motivated this week and get out walking so I can g...

Compressor Nebuliser

can anyone recommend a good reliable mains heavy duty compressor nebuliser? I us...

Inhalers don't make any difference ?

I have 3 types of inhaler. A 24 hour one which is a powder capsule type.Tiotropi...

Does COPD come on suddenly after a flu virus?

How are people with mild COPD feeling.

I have what my Dr termed very mild COPD (C.Bronchitis) and Asthma. I'm intrigue...

I would like to test my blood/oxygen level in different situations ,is it dear to buy the device the doctor uses by placing it on a finger

I have c.o.p.d and get out of breath very quickly. My blood/oxygen is 94 when si...