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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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Infographic: 8 Energy Boosting Tips for Caregivers

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

Your role as a caregiver to a family member or friend likely isn’t your only responsibility. Between all the demands of your job, personal life, and role of caregiver, you may find yourself feeling run down. Use the tips in this infographic to help boost your energy.

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Caregivers: Watch Out for Signs of Burnout

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

The role of caregiver is a demanding task with a long list of responsibilities. It is easy to let those responsibilities get the best of you. However, it is important to watch for and recognize the signs of burnout and to ask for help if you are experiencing any of the below signs.

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Infographic: Sleeping Better with COPD

Posted by Do More With Oxygen on Tue, Oct 31, 2017

A Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) diagnosis can leave you feeling fatigued. Making sure you are getting the best sleep possible throughout the night can help you feel more energized during the day. The infographic below details some steps you can take to help you sleep better with COPD.

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Infographic: Top 4 Foods for Brain Health

Posted by Do More With Oxygen on Tue, Oct 24, 2017

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) can cause cognitive difficulties, so it is important to take steps to keep your brain healthy. What you choose to eat can play a role in this. The infographic below offers some suggestions as to some food choices that can help promote brain health. Be sure to talk to your physician before making any changes to your diet.

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