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Cramps and COPD

In August 2010 I had a bi-lateral mastectomy because of cancer. I thought these cramps were from something to do with that. Wow! What an eye opener for me. Never thought it could be from COPD!

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  • Jenn Patel
    3 years ago

    Hi Michelle G.,

    Wow, sounds like you’ve been through a lot! I’m glad the article on community feedback about rib cramping ( was helpful for you.

    Thanks for being part of our community here at We’re wishing you our best, please do feel free to come by any time!

    Jenn (Community Manager,

  • Leon Lebowitz, BA, RRT moderator
    3 years ago

    Glad to have you hear, Michelle G. Please feel free to come by this site and also look over at our facebook page here:

    You’ll find a wealth of information about all things COPD. You’re always welcome here.
    Leon (site moderator)

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