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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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Hydration Recipe: Green Master Salad

Posted by Do More With Oxygen on Thu, Jul 21, 2016

You may have seen our last post on keeping hydrated throughout the day. We were able to find a recipe that incorporates many of those water-rich ingredients into a delicious salad that will have your taste buds wanting more. The Green Master Salad from Rebel Dietician is a perfect fit for your summer. Check out the recipe below:

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Topics: hydration, recipes

Stay Hydrated with the Foods You Eat

Posted by Do More With Oxygen on Tue, Jul 19, 2016

Nowadays, it seems harder than ever to fit water into your diet. With running around here and there, drinking the recommended amount of water can seem like a complete hassle. However, it’s important to stay hydrated in order to keep your body functioning properly. You can help curb the water you aren’t able to drink with these fruits and veggies, which are full of water. Who knew you could actually stay hydrated through your food? See the list from Physician’s Committee below:

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Topics: COPD, hydration, foods to eat with copd

Why You Should Join an Oxygen Support Group

Posted by Do More With Oxygen on Thu, Jul 14, 2016

COPD support groups are a fantastic way to learn from others and talk with people who are experiencing the same struggles you are. However, you may be unsure of how to join a support group or whether one is right for you. We’ve put together some reasons why you may want to consider joining a support group in your area:

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Topics: COPD, support groups

Indoor Hobbies for People with COPD

Posted by Do More With Oxygen on Tue, Jul 12, 2016

When you have COPD, you can’t get outside all the time. We’ve put together a list of four hobbies you can do in your house that will keep you occupied for days!

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Topics: COPD, hobbies

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