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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. You can also find information that will may you manage financial and legal matters for your loved one in the Caregiving Money Matters Resource Center.

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about 8 hours ago
Ruby, I'm sorry you are disappointed with this forum. Everyone has their own comfort level. You felt comfortable enough to post your problem and ask... more
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about 8 hours ago
JaniceBe said...
That's a good question, Ruby. Have you asked your doctor why this occurs?
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about 8 hours ago
JaniceBe said...
Gramcracker, your husband might be going through his own issues and doesn't understand your needs. Your doctor (or whoever provides your care) needs to explain to him why this is not beneficial to your health. Best to you.
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4 days ago
Carol St. James said...
MNdaughter, i feel and understand your distress. My husband is getting progressively worse with his COPD. I don't know what to expect, either. I thi... more
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about 8 hours ago
Yes, MNdaughter, the clock ticks for all of us. You can ask the doctor what is happening with your mom; but it's been my experience that since COPD is so unpredictable, explanations are hard to find.
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9 days ago
lackofsleep said...
I have been taking care of my father who has COPD for many years now and I have been in your circumstances many times. I understand not wanting to g... more
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2 days ago
Thanks. I did end up calling 911. and the emt's talked him into going. He was in the hospital for 5 days. severly dehydrated. He is much better now. Hi oxygen level was not low. surprisely. Thanks again for your help.
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