Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Last Modified on Aug 23, 2014


N-Acetyl Cysteine   1  0   

Posted by Ginta (Phoenix, Arizona, Usa) on 11/29/2012

[YEA]  I am 63 and have severe COPD from smoking since I was about 16. I've had chronic bronchitis for a number of years and recently found some articles on using N-Acetyl Cysteine (NAC) for clearing phlem, so I bought some from a local health food store. I've been taking 1200mg/day and am amazed at the results - after just one day I was coughing up a lot, but the phlem was foamy rather than thick and sticky. It's been over a week now that I've been taking the NAC and my coughing has lessened significantly. I am now also taking serrapeptase and niacin.

I was recently given a nebulizer machine by someone who's friend passed away from his COPD (he was 81 and had three nasty bouts of pneumonia) and have ordered some hoses/mouthpieces and some liquid DMSO, MSM and colloidal silver to try Ted's DMSO treatments to further help clear my lungs. I'll post an update after a few weeks.

Natural Microdose Dna   2  0   

Posted by Robert (Martinez, Ca) on 05/26/2010

For those with C.O.P.D. & other respiratory ailments, please check research on 'natural microdose DNA' which is not a product name but a natural substance with research & use for humans & also in the veterinary fields. The price for the product is very reasonable for its effectiveness & is available to all as it is not a drug.

Posted by Vicki
New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand
05/27/2010
[YEA]   "Hi everybody. I'd like support what Robert said about Natural Microdose DNA. I've got an earlier post about my father using this product for his emphysema. He's improving all the time. His peak flow meter has risen even further from my previous post, written three weeks ago. It's now rarely below 200 and several times has been 220. He made more rapid progress when he started putting the drops underneath his tongue instead of on top of his tongue as he had been doing. I've just ordered another bottle from iherb.com. It costs me $NZ60 for one bottle plus courier to New Zealand, which only takes six days. Of course, this would be less in US dollars. A bottle lasts about two months at the normal dose, so it's pretty cheap, especially for something that actually works!! Obviously, other places sell it, apart from iherb.com, but if you go to their site and put "Natural Microdose DNA" or "Salmon DNA" in the search box, the product will come up and you will be able to read some very positive customer reviews about it. I hope it can help some of you with respiratory conditions, like it is helping Dad.

All the best,
Vicki

Posted by Linda
Jefferson City, Mo U.s.a.
10/21/2010
I am sending this to Vicki from New Zealand and the natural microdose DNA that she purchased for her father. I went to www.iherb.com and could not find it. I did email them and told them that I needed some assistance in locating this product. They emailed me back and said that they could not find it either. I really would like to try some. Could you advise what to do next? I hope your father is doing wonderful. He does not know how lucky he is to have a caring, loving person there to help him out. You go girl!!! Thanks Linda
Posted by K
Good Ole, Usa
11/19/2010
2 Posts
Try typing in Salmon DNA like I did. She said to search for it that way. I found it. Good luck.
Posted by Warren
Costa Mesa, Calif., Usa
11/21/2010
Google Mucolyxir. There you have your Natural Microdose DNA
Posted by Pattianne
Federal Way, Washington, Usa
01/31/2011
[YEA]   "After numerous searches & great difficulty I found this product... Called Mucolyxir from an organic pharmacy in NC. High daily dose of D3 (do get tested! ), a garlic/habanero pepper tincture, systemic enzymes and daily exercise have kept me pneumonia free for the first year in over 10 yrs. This is a blessing and I hope you find yours! Not all products work for all people.

Nebulizer Treatment   0  0   

Posted by Robert (Nokomis, Florida/ Usa) on 07/07/2011

I have COPD (emphysema). You mention Tes about cayene peppers, mullim & etc. Do you mix this for inhalation? When I do my nebulizer treatment what do I mix to get the Avioli working and excrete the junk! Now I do a regular nebuliser treatment with 0.83 albuterol. I do inhale eculyptus in the moring from its bottle. What else? I do Advair and spiriva... That is for everybody I guess. Help Me Please, Bob

Posted by Mmsg
Somewhere, Europe
07/08/2011
read up on h2o2 inhalation, here on this site.

Oil Pulling   0  0   

Posted by Jerroll (Humble, Texas,usa) on 11/17/2010

I've just started OP with Sunflower oil. I have been told that I have COPD with 1/4 decrease in lung function. Has anyone been helped with OP ? If so what oil should I use?

Posted by Livia
The Woodlands, Tx
11/18/2010
Based on all I've read about OP'ing, you may have to try different oils to find what works best for you. I also wanted to mention a couple of other possibly useful aids: one is serrapeptase, which is a supplement that dissolves fibrotic lesions in the body. Some folks with copd'ers are breathing more easily since using that. Be careful if you tend to bleed easily, though, or are taking a blood thinner. The other idea is to find a breathing technique that works for you. Life Lift and Bodyflex are two funny-looking ones that can help a lot. Fine for most people, unless you have high blood pressure or glaucoma, (or are pregnant, which I'm thinking doesn't apply to you). I've seen a demo of the bodyflex breath on youtube before. The life lift version is slower and gentler (the bodyflex founder learned it from the life lift lady, actually. )


Basically, you gently blow all the air out of your lungs through your mouth, as if blowing through a tube... A martial arts article explained that there are multiple benefits to doing it this way, btw... Then a big inhale through the nose (smile to open up your nostrils to their widest), hold a second or three, then blast the air out, and pop your lips as you say "Paaaaaaaah. " It isn't vocalized, it's just air. Then you hold your breath and suck in your gut as if rolling up your abs. In fact, there is a yoga move like this. Hold your breath. With practice, you will feel the suction as you do it, and when you release the air and hear a sucky sound. Hold as long as you feel comfortable holding your breath, but you don't need to go longer than a count of eight or so, and repeat. Fifteen minutes a day should dramatically help oxygenation and lung flexibility. If you have contraindications for that sort of breathing, then incorporating any gentler, intentional breathing exercises into your day should be a must on your daily to-do list.

Oregacillin   1  0   

Posted by Lucille (Waycross, Ga) on 11/30/2012

[YEA]  I knew it was wonderful for cold and flu but I read up on it and it said for chronic conditions take two with every meal. So copd is chronic condition. I tried it an what a blessing to me. It helps with the mucus and just makes you feel better. I hope this helps somebody.

Posted by Megg
North Vernon, Indiana
12/03/2012
Does it help with the breathing? is it safe? :)

Remedies Needed   0  0   

Posted by Freda (Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada) on 08/06/2012

I have been reading everyone's post on COPD remedies ( dsmo, msm, hydrogen perxoide etc... I would like to know if anyone has used Ted's remedy for the MSM and DMSO and found it to be effective?? Or can anyone suggest a remedy/cure that has worked for them.

I have moderate to severe COPD and can really use help on a safe and effective cure for this horrible disease.

Thanks!!!

Posted by Freda (Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada) on 06/25/2012

Can anyone suggest some advice for COPD. I was diagnosed with it for 5 years and it is getting worse. I would like some advice on what may help it.

Posted by Gloria
Portland, Or
06/26/2012
4 Posts
Coenzyme Q-10 (or, more simply - Co-Q-10) is great for COPD. This is an enzyme that is naturally produced by the human body, naturally present, but that declines with age. Also, many prescription drugs (like those for high blood pressure, statins, and diabetes drugs) will deplete CoQ10. I'm 56 and take 100 mg per day; a 90 year old friend of mine takes 300 mg per day (i. e. 100 mg 3 x per day). It has helped us both tremendously (and yes, my friend has been diagnosed with COPD). What I find is that it increases my physical energy in a wonderful way. In the US, you can find CoQ10 at Trader Joe stores, on the internet through discount vitamin sources, at any local health food store, etc.

Good Luck!

Posted by Bess
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
06/26/2012
Hi Freda - Have you tried any of the Earth Clinic's remedies? Here are the links for COPD, as well as lung diseases and infections:

http://www.earthclinic.com/cures/COPD.html

http://www.earthclinic.com/cures/lungs.html

I've heard good things about serrapeptase but it was usually from testimonials on Web sites that sell the product. However, if you do an Internet search for serrapeptase and COPD, you may find some valid research. Hope you find something that will work for you. Best wishes, Bess

Posted by Dcky
Anson, Maine
06/28/2012
Dr Becker on t.v. daily m/f suggests taking cordyceps/royal jelly to slow progression. I would also try a product called breath easy tea from health food store.

Posted by Sheila (Worcester, Ma) on 11/20/2011

I was diagnosed with COPD mild to moderate, about a month ago. I was given an inhaler combivent, and see the DOC in 3 months. I FEEL AT A LOSS AS TO WHAT TO DO! All I HEAR IS CHRONIC! I HAVEN'T SMOKED IN SIX YEARS WHAT CAN I DO TO improve my condition or at the very least stabalize it? I GET A DIFFERENT STORY from natural food stores; THEY TRY TO SELL ME EVERYTHING UNDER THE SUN WITH NO REGARD HOW DIFFERENT HERBS WILL REACT WITH OTHERS WHERE DO I Start? NOT short of BREATH, BUT I DO FEEL PRESSURE ON MY abdomen. Doc told me to lose weight. Any feedback would be appreciated.

sheila

Posted by Colin (Armagh, Northern Ireland) on 03/22/2011

what are dmso and msn and where do you get it from for copd?

Posted by Francisca
Michelbach-le-bas, Alsace, France
03/23/2011
900 Posts
I have read a couple of good books on MSM which also mention DMSO. I will try to post the reviews on the book section as soon as I can. Both give you a lot of information.

Posted by Tim (Ashland, Ky) on 07/26/2010

My father has severe COPD with other complications; he takes heart medicine, diuretics' for retaining fluid and has been on oxygen 24/7 for over 10 years. He can't walk no more than about 12 steps before gasping for air. He also has really thick secretions of phlegm. I use the H202 morning and night and I can tell significant differences in breathing, energy and less back pain. I'm 48 and he is 73. He was a smoker since age 10 and myself for 32 years before quitting. What would you suggest to give him some relief?

Posted by Pat721
Alpine, Tn
03/26/2011
Tim, Will try to keep this short. I've had COPD past 6 yrs. Have recently tried h2o2 internally from 3 drops to 25 drops (which was just too strong) stopped taking - mistake - back on 10 drops in small glass of juice. Also taking internally through nebulizer. Not doing physicians prescribed nebulizer medicine. Not coubhing anything up - never did.

You might want to try your dad on the nebulizer once in awhile - but I prefer the h2o2 over other.

As for getting sick - we (husband and I) don't. We take in orally 3 drops of oil when ever we go out in public. We also take lots and lots of supplements

Another important point - a MUST - you and your dad need to do the breathing exercises described a little bit above your post of 7/6/10

Next you and your dad need to exercise. I use cans of vegies as weights to exercise my arms. I'm planning on purchasing a mini stationary bike for inhouse exercises. If you have any questions or comments email me at pfhpersonal(at)hotmail(dot)com

Posted by Taylor (Sydney, Nsw, Australia) on 12/09/2009

My aunty has COPD very severely and has never touched a cigarette in her life. Your research is very helpful but unfortunately not for us. She has had to move very far from her family just so the air is better for her and has been told she has got between 3 months and a year left. Her lungs are at 34% and when she gets to 30% she will need to be on oxygen every day. A lung transplant is also out of the question as she is too sick to go through the operation. I don't know very much about the disease but i know there isn't a cure yet. Hopefully one day there will be!

Posted by Dott
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, Usa
12/13/2009
Supplemental magnesium may help your auntie some. I know that I have read of its usefullness for asthma, and other lung ailments..
Posted by Clarence
Dilley, Texas
04/30/2010
Elderberry concentrate works wonders. Israel is using this to prolong life of those infected with aids and is using it for lung ailments. Dad has improved dramatically with his copd, breathing becomes easier within 5 minutes of taking one teaspoonful every two to four hours. My wife and son both have asthma. We have used elderberry for 3 years now with wonderful results.

Posted by Michael H (Grankulla, Nyland, Finland) on 08/27/2009

COPD

Hi my name is Michael and I'm living in Finland.
I yesterday was told that I will ASAP have to prepare for lung transplant...
Dear god of what I hear only 40 % here make it and then after...
So last night I was searching for cures and came across this page - WONDERFULL.
Please tell me did anyone get so much better that they could avoid a transplant?
And maybe even get better????
I'd love to be able to share ...even on phone or Skype with persons who have
any positive results....like Ted (Is all well, I'd like to know)
I must admit that I only understand half of what Ted's experience is
All about but am willing to learn, as the other option is close.
Thanks
Michael H

Posted by Panamagirl
Lol, Fl, Usa
01/13/2010
Just wanted to see how you were doing. Did you try the H202. Or did you get the transplant? Please let me know. I hope all is well. Sincerely, Panamagirl
Posted by Deckers1
Sterling, Co, Usa
03/12/2011
I am not into huffing H2O2 but I did a blog on COPD after my mother was diagnosed with it. She has been doing fine since 2007 when she was hospitalized and nearly died. I went to College for 7 years and majored in Chemistry and Engineering, plus studied Microbiology prior to my mother's hospitalization.

My blog with over 100 pages of information on Emphysema is at : www.savetheeconomydotcom.wordpress.com

Leave a message if you read it and any of the over 100 ideas and updates help you out any. I know it is far more controversial than this website, but I thought it might change somebody's luck and help.
Good luck; Andy

Salt Inhaler   1  0   

Posted by Billie (Wa, US) on 08/02/2014

[YEA]  About four months ago I picked up a Himalayan salt inhaler, which I used pretty consistently for my COPD, like all day long :), for days (have always done things my own way).

During that first week I could feel a difference and then it really started working. Today, I am able to go all day without it, using it only at night before bed and it also helps with sleeping.

If you want added relief with your breathing, I highly recommend a salt inhaler. They cost about $30.00 and come with extra salt. Got mine at our local drug store, big chain stores don't carry them but may be able to order one for you. Or there are places on line you can order them for yourself.

Look into their use, check out the many videos on line. They are used for many breathing problems, including allergies.

By the way, have some tissue @ hand since your nose will also clear.

Easy breathing my friends~ Billie

Sea Salt   1  0   

Posted by Jenjen (Bath, England) on 06/24/2012

i have just found this which some people may find interesting... salt therapy :) http://www.saltcave.co.uk/copd.html

Posted by Rv (Huntington Beach, Ca, USA) on 12/14/2009

[YEA]  Sea Salt for Pneumonia

I have (usually) mild asthma. I visited a dusty wildflower area and contracted fungal pneumonia. The doctor did not apply effective antibiotics, because the infection was fungal, and he initially misdiagnosed it. The infection continued for weeks, and hardened into chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Over the next year I tried many remedies. Then I found an interesting fact. The ocean has millions of antibacterial virions per liter. This is why there are so few bacteria there: predation. I live in an oceanside city, and have no problem getting clean, fresh seawater. I spat some infected sputum into a bottle of seawater and diluted it to invisibility. The idea was that any virus would rapidly multiply by killing and eating the bacteria of my infection. Then over a week, I sprayed the water and inhaled it. My coughing got worse, but then air began to penetrate past the blockages and I began to cough them up; some looked like french fries. I'm now healthy.

I think a similar effort might work with artificial seawater made from organic sea salt. The idea is that it must be organic so that the antibacterial virions would need to be preserved in the salt.

Posted by Dan
Clearwater, Florida
08/17/2012
Rv, I have a couple of questions about your post.

1) I just read the Wikipedia article on "Fungal Pneumonia" which is informative but left me wondering... What type of fungus was involved in your case?

2) I'm interpreting your description to mean that you cultured spit (sputum) in sea water to get a more potent viral concentration that would be more effective on the bacteria of your infection. But if it was a "fungal pneumonia" doesn't that mean that it was a fungus involved instead of bacteria?

3) Did you try inhaling any of the sea/salt water before trying the "culturing"? (i.e. , might this work by just inhaling a mist of just plain seawater or perhaps just plain saltwater made from refined table-salt, not from sea-salt?)


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