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This med is normally used for cystic fibrosis. It thins mucus, making it easier to cough up and out. My dr prescribed it for me. I will be starting it next week.
@woot I just watched a Utube video on this device as my doctors won’t allow me to use any kind of vest so I am interested in this device even though it is typically for CF. It was an interesting video and says the device comes with earplugs due to the sounds that come from it. Similar to the CPAC insurance will cover the device if it is used and shows positive results. Let us know how you do with it. Good luck. irene5
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On the Vibralung: I actually like the sounds. I find them musical. So much preferable to the vest.
Irene, I’m curious. Has your doctor told you what his or her objection is to you using a vest?
@thumperguy I am not a big person. (Five feet 1/2 inch and eighty pounds). I lost 18% of my body weight since being blessed with MAC and have tried unsuccessfully to gain it back. I have had at least three broken ribs over the years due to osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, and osteopenia. A pulmonologist told my husband to stop beating on me!( Lol )My bone density is low. Apparently, I am fragile as I break easily. (I should have drunk more milk as a child.) My ID doctor told me the vest would hurt me too much. So that’s the long and short of that! Irene
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