Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) can have an impact on many areas of your life, including what you eat and drink. However, have you considered the effects of alcohol consumption on COPD?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.
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If you are feeling overwhelmed with your role of caregiver, you may consider enlisting the help of a professional care coordinator. Professional care coordinators can help schedule, maintain, and oversee the health of the person you are caring for. The infographic below details some of the tasks a professional care coordinator may be able to help you with.Read More
Managing Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) means being mindful of potential COPD flare-up triggers. Dust, commonly found in the areas you frequent, is a common COPD trigger. Use these tips to help lessen the amount of dust in your home.Read More
With cooler days ahead, it is time to start thinking about how the cooler weather can affect both you and your oxygen system. Talk to your oxygen provider and use these tips to help keep you and your oxygen system safe this winter.Read More
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