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COPD Support Group

Welcome to this online support group for caregivers, family, friends, and others with an interest in COPD care. Please introduce yourself - Ask for advice - Share your experiences caring for a loved one with COPD. Talk about symptoms, treatment options, side effects, daily life, your tips for others. Vent, laugh, and come back as often as you need to feel less alone.

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What's New Today

18 days ago
roses70 said...
Have you talked to your doctor(s) about pulmonary rehab. This is a very beneficial program conducted by pulmonary therapists and they will teach you... more
17 days ago
CaringDenise said...
Thanks for reaching out for support Cops mom, and to roses70 for the suggestion. Here is more info that we offer on Caring.com about that option: CO... more
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22 days ago
CaringDenise said...
Hi Molly, Thanks for visiting Caring.com and sharing about your diagnosis. In addition to working with your doctor, here is some information on Cari... more
22 days ago
roses70 said...
Dear Molly, Please, please, listen and follow your doctor's advice. Ask them about pulmonary specialists, spirometer tests to see which stage you a... more
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24 days ago
roses70 said...
Dear red ranger, I was the caregiver for my husband for over 15 years with COPD. Of course, when he was first diagnosed, he was able to do many th... more
21 days ago
red ranger said...
Dear Roses 70 THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR YOU RESPONSE. It could not have come at a better time when I open up to see if I had any responses I was in tear... more
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27 days ago
roses70 said...
Dear linjane2, First, I am sending you my Hugs and Prayers. My husband had this disease for over 15 years, and I was his caregiver. He passed last ... more
26 days ago
Charcoal said...
linjane2, I also have COPD (emphysema) which was discovered when I had pneumonia. It was also discovered at that time I had pneumothorax (collapsed... more
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25 days ago
Charcoal said...
norma1953, Just curious, you say your work is not stressfull. where do you work, what do you do?
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about 1 month ago
Katlizkinley said...
First let me "applaud" you for quitting smoking when you were diagnosed! Wonder if you should explore different enhalers? Definitely discuss the fa... more
about 1 month ago
walter52 said...
My doctor did make some changes in my inhalers, and also had me go through a nuclear stress test to make sure there was nothing going on with my hea... more
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about 1 month ago
roses70 said...
Dear dvtx1966, You have my hugs and prayers foremost. My husband had this disease for over 15 years.. First, are you living in the US, and the rea... more
about 1 month ago
walter52 said...
I know what you are saying about his doctor not really seeming to do anything. My PCP is who I have been seeing for this disease. He has not refe... more
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