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By videomagic - September 15, 2017
I’m a 65 year old man that smoked for 35 years. Was told I had COPD 9 years ago and continued smoking up until I had an attack of sorts, when my... READ MORE

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By Dymund - September 14, 2017
I was diagnosed with COPD in 2009. At first, I had no pain, but after treatment with prednisone, I developed diabetes and osteoporosis. Because of the steroids, I fractured L2 in my... READ MORE

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By snowofwinter17 - September 1, 2017
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

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By GLD - August 28, 2017
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

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By Chris37 - August 23, 2017
My problem began from my adolescence. Cold, and coughing. I thought it was rhinitis but never had a sure cure until almost 40 years after when I was told the cause is... READ MORE

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By Neen - August 17, 2017
Hi Everybody, I’m new here and I’m glad this site is here. My issue is my breathing. I stopped smoking March 20, 2017 after smoking for almost 50 years. My doctor said... READ MORE

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By GaylaSwintChristie - August 16, 2017
I have had lung issues for many years, many improperly diagnosed. The first time I had an exacerbation experience the specialist told me it was panic attacks. Not knowing much about panic... READ MORE

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By jsielke - August 1, 2017
I started smoking in my teens, and finally quit in 1981 at age 37. I never had any shortness of breath until after I retired. One evening in 2005, I went upstairs... READ MORE

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By DaveP - July 26, 2017
Beginning in 2010, my research took me to medicinal applications of cannabinoids – my first need was for extreme back pain from arthritis, but my follow-up research over a few months prompted... READ MORE

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By pmartucci - July 24, 2017
I am a 71 year old woman and have had this disease since 1992. It started off slow and over the years got worse – all due to smoking. The past 2... READ MORE

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By arnoldbentley - July 21, 2017
First thing you gotta learn and accept when you have COPD is that your married life is over as you used to know it. Not a lot of women can deal with... READ MORE

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By Edi Mesa - July 17, 2017
After I’ve struggled to walk into the mall with Woody (portable oxygen) I casually fake a phone call to catch my breath. I like to believe that nobody can hear me gasping,... READ MORE

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By 1mnmsbf - July 13, 2017
I purchased a DeVilbiss Traveler from Express Med Supply. Best $118.00 I ever spent. The nebulizer runs off house current, 12 volt auto, and also comes with a battery pack. Wherever I... READ MORE

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By Lazy T - July 7, 2017
Returned from a nice Fourth of July weekend, immediately started with the problems. This morning, though, we are fighting. It is 74 degrees with 78% humidity. Quarter mile walk… somewhat brisk… slight... READ MORE

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By graingerhebshie - July 5, 2017
I started with the smoker’s cough, then I would get bronchitis/pneumonia. That was about 40? Now I have been intubated, tubes down my throat, arm tied to the bed rails in the... READ MORE

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By schallsa - June 23, 2017
Hospitalized in March for 7 days, now on oxygen at night only. Portable oxygen – doctor removed, I take that as a good thing. I have a concern. After my release from... READ MORE

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