I Have Pulmonary Emphysema

Pulmonary Emphysema anonymous support group with information on diagnosis, treatment, symptoms, along with personal stories and experiences with Pulmonary Emphysema. You're not alone. 5 People

    Frustrated, Depressed 68 Year Old Female With Emphysema

    I first began my experience with this disease in 2003 and received diagnoses and treatment at the Falk Pulmonary Clinic, UPMC Presby in Oakland (Pittsburgh), PA. I since moved my pulmonary care to Moon Twp to avoid the 75 mile one way drive in to Oakland. Until 1 month ago, I...
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    66-70, F
    1 Response Mar 29, 2012

    I'm Not So Cool

    you know in the 1970's,you were cool if you smoked.Well.I'm 56 years old,and have 3rd stage emphysema.Oxygen 24/7.Maybe I can take off the oxygen sitting,for a few minutes.Or to eat.I knew I was sick for probably 4 years,maybe longer.No Insurance,no doctor.Waited til I could'nt...
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    1 Response Nov 10, 2012
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