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I have had COPD for about 18 years (probably longer but that is when I was diagnosed). I quit smoking 19 years ago - I had smoked 3 packs a day for about 45 years. I am 73 and have been on disability and then Social Security for 13 years. I completed a program at National Jewish Hospital in Denver, Colorado. They told me I had 20% of my lung capacity. Two years ago I moved to Idaho. I am on oxygen 24/7. I purposely lost 60 pounds and am now at 99 pounds, very thin. I follow a whole food plant-starch based, no oil diet. I live alone and do most of my own cleaning and cooking. One supplement I swear by and highly recommend is NAC-N-Acetyl Cysteine. It thins the mucus and keeps it at bay. If I miss a day, I know it. Although I have taken tons of supplements over the years, this and vitamin b12 and SSS tonic is all I take now. I follow Dr. McDougall and find that he seems to always be right - he says Vitamin D is harmful and he doesn't recommend any supplements.

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