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Mike 71

I am new to the site, this being my first question, I have had COPD for about 20...

My latest adventure..

http://copdinfocus.blogspot.co.uk/2014/08/my-latest-adventure-with-oxygen.html

Thinking about going to work

Hi all, I have been off work for about 3 months now,I am thinking about returnin...

Whoop, feeling better. X

Morning all, just like to say a HUGE THANKS to everyone who messaged me yesterda...

4 Men go fishing

First man: “You have no idea what I had to do to be able to come out fishing thi...

Sticky mucus

Can anyone tell me if they have such trouble trying to shift very sticky mucus t...

Does Exercise Help?

My doctor told me to exercise and I thought he was crazy - I'm already short of ...

confession is good for the soul, Isn't is?

After a couple post, I’m still pretty new here. I “stalked” the sight a while be...

Hospital appointment

Well attended my appointment today with copd specialist, had ecg and chest x-ray...

Good afternoon

Hi there I've just found this site so I would like to say Hi and say a little bi...

Carbocisteine 375mg capsules

could anyone please tell me if there is another tablet I can use instead of Carb...

Wheezing waking me up

Hi anyone got any tips on how to ease wheezing throughout the night its waking m...

Oxygen levels

Can anyone explain why some people with copd have low levels of oxygen when othe...

Very teary today

Morning every1, having a bit of a downy day today, crying a lot and generally fe...

Hello, I a newcomer to this supportive site, and I have newly been diagnosed with severe stage 3 COPD..

\"My question is, as anyone else been told that COPD shows in the fingernails.? ...

My oxymeter gives me different readings

I have been reading your post about the oximeter used to check oxygen sats. I ha...

New here!!

Anyone been recently been diagnosed with a bilateral pulmonary embolism. I have ...

Comfort food

Hi all, I quit smoking in November 2013, since Xmas 2013 I have deteriated quite...

A year today......

It has gone so quickly.... A year ago today, at around this time, I received the...

Long term Bronchiectasis & also my long wait regarding diagnosis of Invasive Aspergillosis in April !!

Hi people, it's been a few weeks since I first wrote in & had some friendly answ...

Helping family member live with COPD

My mother was diagnosed with COPD last year. We noticed her breathing was becomi...

What do you think about the new quality standards for IPF?

Hi all, You may be aware that guidance about different treatments and the stand...

Iceland volcanic activity

The post about pollen count reminds me of the 2010 volcanic eruptions. Before t...

No Emails reaching me for the first time !

Most odd. This is the first time in 2 and a half years of being on this site tha...

Hi all,

just new to the site,but have a question.and hopefully I might get some answers ...

Don't forget to come along.....

to Breathe Easy Bury-St.-Edmunds monthly meeting tomorrow, Thursday 28th at Sout...

Actimel

I have been advised to take Actimel while taking antibiotics, to help the stomac...

Copd sleeplessness

Hello, I have just joined this site as we desperately need advice on sleeping wi...

help im scared

i went to the doctors and had an xray done as i had a very bad asthma attack and...

ice bucket challenge

my daughter and grand daughter who are on holiday in Scotland have just done the...