From my search-engine slush pile “sleeping positions for COPD.”
Many years ago I was taught by a physiotherapist that the best sleeping position for any respiratory illness – I hadn’t graduated to COPD in those days – was the recovery position. Googling it is easier than having me describe it.
You’ll probably have to do as I did, and modify it a little to get comfortable, and you’ll have to work at it – it does require discipline – but it really does pay dividends.
There are two ways of further modifying it, Continue reading
If you take PPI (Proton Pump Inhibitor), drugs (Losec, Protium, etc.), to control your GERD/GORD, take very great care that you NEVER run out of them. Because if you do, you’ll be royally screwed, especially at this time of year, as I found out to my cost.
Last Wednesday I ordered my pre-Christmas repeat prescription (everything, so I could stay away until mid January, but especially so I wouldn’t have to bother anyone over the holiday and peak flu season). And my GP screwed up.
I didn’t open my meds when I got them, just left them in the bag they came in. I store them in a tool box, so that if Continue reading