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When a loved one has COPD or another chronic lung disease, knowing how to balance taking care of them and yourself can be difficult. This page provides helpful resources for caregivers including guides on helping your loved one quit smoking and how to take time out of your day for yourself.

If you’ve just been diagnosed with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), you may have a lot of questions. This page is a great resource for learning about all aspects of the disease including talking to your doctor, flare-up signs and symptoms, and disease management.

If you have a chronic lung disease, you know that staying healthy plays an important part in managing your symptoms and overall well-being. The right exercise methods, diet, and other techniques can help you stay healthy with chronic lung disease and get you back to doing the things you love.

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Healthy Diet Tips for COPD

Posted by Do More With Oxygen on Tue, Jan 16, 2018

Good nutrition is always important, but it can be even more crucial for those living with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). What you eat can impact the health of your immune system, your respiratory health and your breathing. Here are some small changes you can make to your diet to help your health.

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Low Impact Exercises for those with COPD

Posted by Do More With Oxygen on Tue, Jan 9, 2018

When you think about exercise, you might think you need to lace up your sneakers and go for a run, but there are many low impact exercises that are just as effective.

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How to Get Started with an Exercise Plan for COPD

Posted by Do More With Oxygen on Tue, Jan 2, 2018

Starting an exercise regimen can seem like a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be. Here are some steps to get you started.

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Managing the Holidays with a Chronic Illness

Posted by Do More With Oxygen on Tue, Dec 26, 2017

The holidays are rapidly approaching, bringing with them all the fun and excitement associated with the season.  If you are living with a chronic illness, like Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), you need to take extra precautions during this time to avoid things that might trigger a flare-up and cause you to miss all the holiday activities.  Here are a few ways that may help you stay happy and healthy this season:

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