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Eerie symptoms…

I am afraid to go to sleep at night…not for fear of not waking, but of waking. I awake every one to two and a half hours. Finally after 6 hours of this at 8:30 this morning I rolled over and sat on the side of my bed and experienced this strange pain in my left side. It was powerful and the first time it has happened to me. It seems to be par for this course I am on, though because every time I experience something new it mysteriously appears on this site. Hence the title because the timing of these articles with the symptoms is eerie.

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Comments

  • schieffer author
    2 years ago

    Thank you Erin and Leon for trying to shine a little light on a very gloomy subject.

  • Leon Lebowitz, BA, RRT moderator
    2 years ago

    Hi (again) Schieffer – I can now underscore what Erin has added to our conversation here – we are always happy to assist in any way that we can.
    Since you talk about your concerns with sleeping, I thought you might find it helpful to look over this article on what our contributors have to say about the difficulty of sleeping for people with COPD: https://copd.net/answers/expert-answers-trouble-sleeping/
    We’re glad to have you as part of our online community.
    Warm regards,
    Leon

  • Erin Rush moderator
    2 years ago

    Hi schieffer and thank you for taking the time to share part of your story with us. I echo what Leon said about your symptom; it sounds like something many members of our community have dealt with. I hope knowing you are not the only one experiencing this issue offers you some comfort. I also know getting a good night’s sleep can be a trial for people living with COPD. Thank you again for sharing and I hope you get some good sleep very soon! Please don’t hesitate to share with us anytime. We are happy to help in any way we can! Best, Erin, COPD.net Team Member.

  • Leon Lebowitz, BA, RRT moderator
    2 years ago

    Hi Schieffer and thanks for telling us about these ‘eerie symptoms’. As you have referred to this strange pain in your side, I thought it sounds like the symptoms described by others in our community. If that’s the case, I thought you might find it interesting to look over this article on that very topic: https://copd.net/living/community-feedback-rib-cramping/
    Please check back with us and let us know how you’re doing. All the best, Leon (site moderator)

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