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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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Become an Advocate for COPD Causes

Posted by Do More With Oxygen on Tue, Feb 28, 2017

If you do not personally suffer from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) chances are you know someone who does. Knowing that a disease has such a prevalence might make you wonder how you can help advocate for awareness, funds, and research for COPD. Use these tips to help you become an advocate for COPD causes.

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Topics: COPD

Controlling Your Cough

Posted by Do More With Oxygen on Tue, Feb 21, 2017

If not controlled, a simple attempt to clear your airways can result in an uncontrollable coughing episode. If you’re feeling the need to cough, try using these tips to keep your cough controlled and effective.

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Topics: COPD, cough

The Challenges of Caregiving and How to Avoid Them

Posted by Do More With Oxygen on Tue, Feb 14, 2017

If you are considering becoming a caregiver or have recently become a caregiver to a family member or friend, then you might have noticed some of the added challenges brought on by caregiving. Find out what the most common challenges are and how to handle them below.

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Topics: tips for copd caregivers

Can COPD Cause Changes in Brain Structure?

Posted by Do More With Oxygen on Tue, Feb 7, 2017

If you or someone you know is living with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), then you’re probably familiar with the symptoms associated with it. Can these symptoms be worsened due to a change in brain structure? A study by the American College of Chest Physicians says it’s possible.

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Topics: COPD

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