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COPD Gals and Guys United 3

  • By RJH · New reply 5:38 pm
  • Discussion in Living with COPD · 132 replies
  • This discussion is open to all Gals and Guys who are living with COPD. Welcome all, including caregivers and newbees. We are here to offer support and to share stories. We also like to have a little fun ...


  • By BreathingBody · New reply 1:09 pm
  • Journal · 7 replies
  • Hello Inspire Friends - Here is the information for the next webinar in the free series I have mentioned previously. This one is on exercise - which is something they truly specialize in at this center ...


  • By Goody2 · New reply yesterday at 10:54 pm
  • Journal · 15 replies
  • Years ago I had severe sinus headaches. They started suddenly - during a business trip to Dearborn, MI., I had a terrible headache that lasted four days and a lot of Excedrin did not touch. The secretary ...

Moderate to severe copd

  • By Esophagus · New reply April 20, 2014
  • Discussion in Living with COPD · 16 replies
  • Hi to all of you out there that have this terrible disease. I was diagnosed with stage 4 copd. I read that the life expextancy for someone my age(65 ) that also has connective tissue disease might live ...

Another worried newby!!!

  • By Suze112 · New reply April 17, 2014
  • Discussion in Newly diagnosed · 35 replies
  • Hi all Am interested in connecting with those who have same or are further along than me. Been a moderate to heavy smoker for 34 years (I'm 51), now mostly on e-cigs, the time has come. Had a chronic ...

Stem Cell Therapy

  • By flemke · New reply April 17, 2014
  • Discussion in Treatments and side effects · 5 replies
  • Have any COPD patients tried Stem Cell Therapy? If so, where did you receive treatment and what were your results? The Lung Institute in Tampa Florida is offering Stem Cell Treatment for COPD patients ...

I was just asked to participate in a clinical trial of tralokinumab

  • By Lbinform · New reply April 15, 2014
  • Journal · 18 replies
  • I am hopefully going to be part of a clinical trial at UPenn in Philadelphia of Tralokinumab and was wondering if any one else here is involved in the trial. I would love to hear from anyone involved ...

Enhanced Meat

  • By Busylizzy115 · New reply April 14, 2014
  • Discussion in Living with COPD · 11 replies
  • This actually has nothing to do with COPD per se, just our general health. You know there are GMO grains, over fertilized fruits, veggies sprayed with God only knows what, AND NOW THEY (THE GOV'T.) ARE ...

Approaches to Exercise

  • By Davosity · New reply April 11, 2014
  • Discussion in Living with COPD · 79 replies
  • I've been dealing with breathing issues for a few years. I quit smoking five years ago. Curiously enough, one year after quitting, I had the first medical emergency of my life, a perforated sigmoid colon ...

  • By shur · New reply April 11, 2014
  • Discussion in COPD news and research · 1 reply
  • This is a link to the copd assesement test I read about in a discussion. Thought I would take it and check it out for curiosity ...



Exercise and Pulmonary Disease

  • By BreathingBody · New reply April 6, 2014
  • Journal · 5 replies
  • Hello Inspire Friends Here's a note about another free webinar coming up soon. I think this topic will be a great one. The title is "Move it!Move It! Exercise and Pulmonary Disease" and it's scheduled ...

Being a carer by marshie

  • By marshie · New reply April 4, 2014
  • Journal · 7 replies
  • Well you ased for a carers side and here is mine. the troubles all started 12years ago when Brian had bad stomach pains and started passing blood I took him to the hospital and he had septic diverticular ...

NED doesn't mean you are done improving your breathing.

  • By Denzie · New reply April 2, 2014
  • Journal · 27 replies
  • At the Regional LUNGevity Hope Summit held in Columbus last year, I had an opportunity to ask a pulmonologist whether I, a 3 yr survivor of St 4 Adenocarcinoma might still benefit from from pulmonary ...


  • By bgri50 · New reply March 26, 2014
  • Discussion in Living with COPD · 10 replies
  • got a weird probem when laying down can breath normal when i get up i have a hard time breathing for a few moment anyone else have this problem. i in a home care program which i check in with a tell-nure ...

"Pulmonary Medications" - On-Line Q & A - TODAY!

  • By BreathingBody · New reply March 26, 2014
  • Journal · 2 replies
  • TODAY- Wednesday March 26th there is an on-line Question and Answer Session about Pulmonary Medications. 7:30-8:30pm It is a follow up on last week's presentation by Dr. Noah Greenspan. Today he will ...

Pulmonary langerhans cell histiocytosis

  • By Ausdee · Posted March 23, 2014
  • Discussion in Treatments and side effects · 0 replies
  • Hi everyone. I am 48 years old and about a year ago was diagnosed with Pulmonary Langerhans in conjunction with emphysema. While I have read much about emphysema and peoples experiences with it, it is ...


  • By CountryDaughter · New reply March 20, 2014
  • Journal · 15 replies
  • Mom lost her battle in the 13th of March 2014 @ 530am. We knew she had cancer for 1 week. I never knew how much I loved her until those last few hours I had with her. She was an amazing woman. I am missing ...

The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Don Dizon, MD

  • By John2 · New reply March 19, 2014
  • Journal · 12 replies
  • The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Don Dizon, MD Dear members, We at Inspire are pleased to bring you the latest in a series of Q&A interviews with people who are making contributions to helping patients ...

Our second annual report with Stanford Medical School

  • By Brian · Posted March 19, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • We just finished a brand new special report, “Experts by experience 2014: A compilation of patients’ stories”, in partnership with the Stanford University School of Medicine. It is a 31-page collection ...

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