I have chest pain, mostly on the left side, and shortness of breath with slight movement. Sometimes it goes away in a few minutes but it usually stays several hours. Sometimes I wake up with it. Does anyone else experience this? If so, how do you manage it?
I feel very fatigued, Dizzy and short of breath most/All days. Especially after trying to do something for an hour or so the day before. I have been like this for 2.5-3 years. My pulmonologist is not treating me for it just making me do more tests with cardiologist. I live in Oklahoma and the Humidity is making it worse. I can't work.
It starts when I wake up (I am on CPAP) and gets worse when I shower. If I bend over to tie my… read more
I'm learning that even the slightest stress causes me to get exhausted. Life is full of stress without even trying. I struggle to find that middle ground in handling the stress that normal life hands me and still be able to function. I am able to keep basic cleaning done and grocery shopping with my husband's help. But some 6days that gets to be too much when unexpected stress pops up.
I have a very hard time with meds to the point of my life of quality is more important than quantity of time. Medication is not going good.
I strongly believe in the power of God and believe that He is what has sustained me this far.
I’m open to more natural things.
Everyone has an opinion, this is just mine.
Just sharing my thoughts and not bashing anyone that thinks different.
Not sure if the dizziness I'm experiencing is just a part of my getting older or something related to the entire lung problem. I've had benign positional vertigo occasionally but only when lying down. I check my oxygen regularly to make sure I"m in compliance but I fear falling. The osteoarthritis in my hands and knees just adds fuel to the entire balance issue. That 'fear' word has crept back into my vocabulary again and I don't want to think something vestibular has been caused by… read more
How can I recover my breathing to normal quickly after climbing stairs?
I've been blessed with some improvements in my health but still find myself fatigued quite often especially at times when I want to be more active. I know the COPD and accompanying PH won't go away. I know they will probably get worse. I'm slower than I was, more SOB than I was, but I'm still trying to function without slowing my family and friends down. It is at those times when I feel "left behing" and… read more