When you’re living with a chronic lung disease such as COPD, an infection or sickness can really take a toll on you. Luckily, there are medications and treatments available to help you get better faster—but how do you know if it’s a cold, the flu or pneumonia? Read on to learn which symptoms are associated with each one and what can be done to treat it.Read More
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.
COPD 101 Resources
Whether it’s while you’re at work, at home or on-the-go, sometimes you may need a little snack to get you through the afternoon until dinnertime. Be careful, however, not to reach for chips or other junk food items that will only provide you with empty calories. Try these easy recipes for healthy snacks for chronic lung disease1:Read More
Topics: Staying Healthy
Your recent COPD or other chronic lung disease diagnosis may leave you feeling a bit confused, and unsure what to do next. While you might have experienced symptoms that made you start to think you may have a chronic lung disease, it can feel totally different when it’s officially diagnosed by your doctor. So now what? Read on for some beginner’s tips on how to adjust to a COPD diagnosis1:Read More