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Old 01-19-2012, 09:38 AM   #1
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copd and weight loss

hi i was diagnosed with mild copd last year following tests last week it has now worsened to moderate thing is im losing a lot of weight almost 3 atone since last sept without dieting could having this copd be the cause has anyone else had the same sympton just a little concerned thanks in advance for help

 
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Re: copd and weight loss

Weight loss is common with people with copd, one factor is doen to the lack of food they eat ( my mom is very typical )

If your getting worse, have you seen your doctor or specialist about mendication or lung reabilitation courses?
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Old 01-19-2012, 04:47 PM   #3
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Re: copd and weight loss

yea have seen specialist only last week but i must be same as your mum i dont eat that much just feel full quickly i needed to lose weight but just a little worried as am now getting too thin but i feel ok just wasnt explained to me that copd can cause weight loss have looked all over the net but it doesnt list weight loss as a sympton so thank you for putting my mind at rest god bless hope your mum is ok thanks again x

 
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Re: copd and weight loss

Thank you

Well I often buy my mom a good steak to remind to eat lol.

All the best to you to, take care
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