COPD

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was in hosp for penumonia & copd 4puffers daily that hurt my lungs. to get up to do ANYTHING - im gasping for air & am very weak. doc is not offering anything else.

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    I have COPD, but currently no pneumonia.With only 30% left to me, my physical restrictions are similar. My biggest challenge is controlling mucus buildup. My Dr. will not support me with Oxygen either. To control the mucus, I take over the counter "Mucinex". It's not cheap (insurance does not cover), but without it I could not survive. 

    Insurance Co.'s sets the standards that the Drs go by. It is not how it should be at all.    

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      Hi....is that med for use only at nite.... That may work for me! I just want to breath. Why can't u get oxygen?

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    Hi Shade Wat a nice name  You must be very weak  Listen  sometimes if I can,t  breath good I try   to smell some Eucalyptus  you can get a bottle at the chemist  and throw a bit of the stuff in a pot with hot water  and put  a cloth over your head  and carefull try to sniff it trough your nose 

     Be carefull that you do not this to long 

    This oil is  strictly for external use  I hope this might help you a bit 

     

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    This si stupid You should get some help from your Doctor

    Can"t you talk to  a nurse about this  and ask for advice 

    I wish you all the best  just go for it 

    Regards ,Nellebelle

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