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Does Anyone Use A Respirator Trainer?

Does Anyone Use A Respirator Trainer?

I was wondering if respiratory trainers are helpful because I need help with my breathing but I can't go to pulmonary rehab so I'm looking for something I can do at home.

A myPHteam Member said:

Google respiratory exercises.

posted 3 days ago

I Hear Some Medications Aren't As Good As Others. What About HCTZ?

I Hear Some Medications Aren't As Good As Others. What About HCTZ?

I have heard Lisinopril isn't as good as other meds. I wondering about HCTZ because it has Lisinopril in it. I have been taking HCTZ for about 5 years. Can you tell us a little about the meds?

Opsumit

Opsumit

Can opsumit also be taken for secondary pulmonary hypertension? Also have copd emphysema,heart failure ? Have a lot trouble breathing.thank you

A myPHteam Member said:

AnanaSeaders good morning. Thanks for the hug. Most appreciated. May your day go well. Hugs and prayers.

posted 4 days ago

How To Get Others To Understand What It Is Like To Have This Disease

How To Get Others To Understand What It Is Like To Have This Disease

This disease is hard on relationships. It not only changes our lives but changes everyone else’s around us as well. I know my friends and family can get frustrated too. I would like to help them understand what it is like living with this but do t really know how. I try to explain but don’t think I’m getting anywhere. Ideas?? Thank you

A myPHteam Member said:

Thanks for the response and what you say makes sense. One of the things that is the hardest is the work around the house. I was already on disability… read more

posted about 1 month ago

How Long Has Everyone Been Diagnosed?

How Long Has Everyone Been Diagnosed?

I am newly diagnosed, and as I read up on PH, 1 article stated a life expectancy of 3 years!

A myPHteam Member said:

PAH 2018 CHF 2019

posted 5 days ago

Is Anyone Using A "Oxymizer Pendant Nasal Cannula?

Is Anyone Using A "Oxymizer Pendant Nasal Cannula?

A myPHteam Member said:

The Oxymizer Nasal Cannula has an oxygen reservoir (the pendant) that captures any oxygen being delivered from your source that is not inhaled. In some… read more

posted 3 months ago

ExerciseWHAT IS THE BEST EXERCISE

ExerciseWHAT IS THE BEST EXERCISE

A myPHteam Member said:

I walk go to the gym and try what ever help strengthen and tone my body start off with 5-15 minutes n build from there what you can stand check with… read more

posted 3 months ago
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