It’s often said that cigarette smoking is one of the hardest habits to break. Quitting, for lack of a better way of putting it, is a “Pain in the butt.” So, why... READ MORE
The last thing that I want to tell a group of people is that I’m overweight. I’m not just overweight, I’m obese. I’ve been dieting for years. Looking back, I have been... READ MORE
Managing symptoms of COPD is difficult enough, but emotional and mental challenges can also arise. Often, people aren’t just coping with one chronic condition, but several, and it can have a negative... READ MORE
Questions & Answers
My pain seems stop be in the muscles around my lungs. It is not a constant pain but if I reach for something, it kills me. Is this from COPD?
Hello everyone, I am new to this and to COPD. I quit smoking in November, 10 months ago. I quit because I was hearing a lot of wheezing in my lungs, but... READ MORE
I am a 66 year old woman. I smoked for years now, doctor tells me I have COPD. Still trying to get used to this. I cry a lot – to me... READ MORE
Having COPD, I’m on four on my oxygen concentrator and two at night. Have tried many different inhalers ending up in the donut hole. Now my doctor has me on two different... READ MORE