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  • slp
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    I have had one for several years and use it occasionally when I am very phlegmy and also have a nebuliser that is more useful for thinning phlegm. That's very easy to use so maybe talk to your respiratory nurse.
    Take care xx

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  • Lynne K
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    Thanks Lizzie, still not decided. Lynne x

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  • Lizzie
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    Thanks all for your responses. I’ll certainly give it a go and see if it helps.
    Love, Lizzie

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  • Lynne K
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    My appointment with the breathing team on 28th October. They came to my usual clinic in Salford Royal from their centre at Wythenshaw. They suggested that I go in to their centre as a day case. They’d show me and Steve how a cough assist device works. We’d be able to practice with it and then when comfortable with it take it home. I haven’t accepted this yet because I’m drinking pineapple every day first to see if this does anything positive and after about two weeks of this it seems to be helping. Lynne

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  • Guy
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    I get on fine with mine Lizzie. I did get the settings tweaked once I'd got used to it so it felt it was more effective. It gives your lungs/chest a bit of a workout too which has to be a good thing

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  • Ellie
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    During use, it can feel a bit brutal but the relief of getting rid of the gunk is generally deemed worth it 😏

    Good luck Lizzie.

    Love Ellie.

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  • Lizzie
    started a topic Cough assist

    Cough assist

    I’ve just been provided with a cough assist machine. I’m told people either love them or hate them . Any views or experiences to share?? Lizzie
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