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    110 degree heat and oxygen %

    I live in Texas and its 110 degrees right now!..just curious to know if the heat can affect your oxygen %?..i usualy sit 97-98 but here it seems i been more 95-96..and i like my higher numbers..i recently stopped ivs a week ago but just wanderi if this heat can make it a little harder to breathe...
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    Whaa the best way to keep neb cups clean?

    So im seeing how everyone keeps there nebs and equipment clean..i have mrsa so i need to be extra sanitary..i do have a nuk steralizer and for right now i wash my neb cups in warm soapy water and then rinse with regular tap water and then place them on the steralizer is this not enough or am i...
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    For those who experienced a lung colapse

    Ive noticed ever since my lung colapsed that now i have his weird spasm seems like over my heart or maybe its a muscle around there its anoying i get it when i wear oxygen as well when on the treadmill..i just got out of hospital i did my treadmill in there and always had the heart monitor on...
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    Keeping on top of MRSA

    Just curious to know what everyone does to stop this bug multiplying! thinking airway clearance vest and treadmill to keep the mucus out so it doesnt have a breeding ground! Thats being said im on home ivs and im trying to get my fev up when i was in hospital i got on the treadmill everday...
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    Ovulation causing breathing probelms that time of month?

    Just curious to know if when us women ovulate if it causes or can cause breathing to be more short?..i also notice i get bad panic atacks that time to? Im hoping i get some feedback <img src="i/expressions/face-icon-small-smile.gif" border="0"> thabks!
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    Sinus surgery

    Growing up I never had many sinus i do remember having a polyp and my doctor warned that the surgery could be life threatning? Meaning the mucus could go to the brain and i could die?..that bein said weve been not so keen to jump on here seems last couple years i been getting...
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    Sinus surgery

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    Symbicort vs advair

    Hey so wandering if theres any difference is these two?..cause if not maybe shmbicort would be better?..i almost kinda like the inhaler verse the powder ..but wanted to know if results will be just as good as in increasing the fev? I do also have flovent at home to not sure whats good way to go...
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    Inhaling feeling restricted due to all over back soreness?

    I came into hospital yesterday because my back of my lungs is so did xray and it shows some beter changes compared to last xray..i have no clue why my back is so tight <img src="i/expressions/face-icon-small-sad.gif" border="0">
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    Sorry need to delete other post..MRSA ABLE TO GET RID OF AFTER 3yrs?

    Im being told by many cfers that there doctor was able to get rid of this by an oral named clendimycin(sp)?..and three iv's vanc, tobi, and something else..when i first started culturing it there was never a big deal to strongly get rid of it and now that i hear how other cf people were treated...
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    In hospital again..wandering if even though ive

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    To those who have cultured MRSA..

    Just curious to know what your cf docs have done for you when you cultured MRSA
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    Got my Xoponex Free?!..wasnt expecting that!

    My clinic is frustrating sometimes..they were telling me they didnt want to even mess with it as insurance is alway an issue with Xoponex and theyd hve to show proof of why i need this and not albuterol..i didn need any of that so again my clinic just was trying to pull the cap over my eyes..i...
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    Xoponex Vs. Albuterol..Doc lied and said insurance doesnt cover xoponex?

    Im doing advair right after all of these nebs and im getting a double whammy of bronchodialators from the albuterol and advair..i want to try xoponex because i hear it less tachycardia? I feel this would be better for me since i have a jumpy heart and i love advair i went for pfts today and...
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    Im starting pulmonary rehab!! Very stoked!..Time to raise my numbers!

    Im starting pulmonary rehab to raise my fev and oxygen numbers to where i will not need oxygen i understand this will not happen over night and i understand itll be hard but im very Strong minded and will give everything i have! sats just siting is 97/98no oxygen but when i walk i do drop to...
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    Advair and high heart rate

    Trying to figure what would be best since im geting a double whamy of two bronchodialators and it makes my heart jumpy :-/ ..they wont call me anything in to go with the flovent if i decided to not do the advair and just do the straight steroid..i read though that xoponex would be better though...
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    Zithromycin Mon wed and fri

    Just curious to know whose done pretty good on this since i started iv actually kept dropping so as for increasing my fev it hasnt done that..just wandering if i should stop taking it..whats everyones experience with it? Has it helped you?..has your fev increased or decreased?
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    Anyone ever been on advair then changed to flovent the next day?

    Ive been on advair 2-3 weeks and its done alot of good for my airways..only thing i do not like is the irregular high heart beats i notice i see im more anxious doctor did call me in flovent but didnt know if since its the same steroid as advair if i could just start taking it the next...
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    Is there ways to raise your oxygen percent?

    Im dropping to 87 walking..i do have oxygen but didnt know if theres anything i can do to help my numbers get beter? <img src="i/expressions/face-icon-small-smile.gif" border="0">
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    Metoprolol and advair

    Just seeing if anyone takes both of these together and is it ok?..reason i ask is because when i went and seen my cf doctor they started me on advair but was un aware that the transplant doc started me on metoprolol. When i had called my transplant doc she said that if i had asthma that maybe...