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To all Healthunlockders Crabby old man

Crabby old man What do you see nurses?.....................What do you see? ...

Food in the late 1950s

Olive oil was kept in the medicine cabinet. A takeaway was was a mathematical p...

Death and sex the great taboos..?

In Victorian days death was openly discussed and a part of life (children died, ...

Walker or Scooter

I have difficult choices after the last down turn 1 use a rollator and try to ...

Options what options ?Any advice appreciated

Last week my doctor told me I'm not really well enough to work, and should consi...

after excerbation i feel that i am loosing my confidence,have i lost more lung cappacity? or take time to recover to where i was ,

Hospital visit

This week i attended the hospital for a scan on heart whilst there my breathing ...

Oh my poor sit-upon

As some of you may remember, I have to sit with raised legs for a couple of hour...

Info sessions for carers in Newcastle

Carers Centre Newcastle provide dedicated support and information to carers in N...

Anyone heard from Chris?

He doesn't appear to have been on here since the Robin story and the weather has...

l have copd my leg r not to good can only wark 100 yd and im puffing and panting find it hard to exersize

clarithromycin 500mg for my chest

I have emphsyema.i keep getting chest infection due to haemophylis infuenzae.Thi...

Do I, Don't I, my Dr is saying differently to what the official guidelines are

I have just got back from my GP appointment to discuss my spirometry from last w...

pulmanary lungs and stiff joint`s

Hi everyone , my hubby has pulmanary lung disease , he was diagnosed about 2yrs ...

Fire safety check for those with home oxygen + 6 portable cylinders, 1 back up larger cylinder.?

I have my oxygen delivered by Air Products and it seems as though they have arra...

Living with copd

Can I suggest that everyone who thinks copd is an automatic death sentence reads...

Weird weather

Sorry to move away from the dying and death mode (something I'm not really into)...

Info Please

I am a bit concerned everyone here says we must exercise to keep our lungs from ...

Hi ,Just a quick question,doe's anyone know of any HOME breathing exercise's

Hi ,Just a quick question,doe's anyone know of any HOME breathing exercise's

Thinking!

Visit to GP yesterday. Awake at 3.30am today wandering what COPD is. Booked in ...

Death and Dying

Death and dying, the though of it causes many emotions, and I can see from a rec...

Hi broad minded Health unlockders A little bit behind...........

I apologise for my continual moaning about my health and my visits to the doctor...

Lung foundation leaflet in members pack.

We have just received our members pack and a leaflet concerning end of life has ...

the end.... how should we deal with our own and others feelings?

I have read all the postings on bookers question; a lot of very heart felt respo...

Hi all Healthunlockders This will fox you.!!!!!!!!!!!

The Fox ,the chicken and the corn. You have a boat and need to take a fox,a c...

Coughing up sputum with blood in it, following a lung infection, is this any cause for concern?

Came out of hospital,about seven days now, following a lung infection. Finished...

GP thinks I have COPD. As quit smoking 20yrs ago (tho was heavy smoker age 13-33) how can this be? Any info please - am scared of future.

Does the British 'stiff upper lip' stop us asking for help earlier?

Good Afternoon Everybody Foe those of you in areas where the wind has been ba...

Been for a drive just me and my oxygen bottle

It has done me good. Warm in the car with the sun shinning through, blue skies, ...

One pair of windbags, one lady owner!

Still not having a great time with the windbags, syringe driver dosage and steri...