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I Have End Stage Copd

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 4 People

    I Am Scared

    i have the memory loss, it seems to make typing terrible, i stop talking because i do not know what i was talking about. i have oxgen 24/7. i cannot walk from my bed 7 ft to bathroom. i have several breathing incidents (i do not know what they are called, where it is all i can do...
    authorsaundra authorsaundra 61-65, F Nov 2, 2012

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    My Battle With End Stage Copd/emphysema

      I was diagnosed with COPD and  trace of Emphysema July of 2006. I was currently undergoing radiation treatments from breast cancer. I was at that time having a very difficult time breathing and had been misdiagnosed with Asthma 8 years before. I did not know  what damage I...
    freckles222 freckles222 56-60 Apr 21, 2011

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