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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.

Caregiver Resources

COPD 101 Resources

Staying Healthy

Recent Articles

Oral Health and COPD: What You Should Know About Inhaled Steroids

Posted by Do More With Oxygen on Thu, Aug 21, 2014

You may already know that some factors, such as certain foods, can make your Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) worse—but have you thought about how your oral hygiene can affect your COPD?  Read on to learn about the relationship betwen oral health and COPD.

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Topics: Staying Healthy

Insomnia Due to COPD: How to Prevent It

Posted by Do More With Oxygen on Tue, Aug 19, 2014

If you have COPD, you may be struggling with getting a good night’s sleep. While this can’t always be controlled, there are some options you can discuss with your doctor and things you can do throughout the day and at night to help you fall asleep and stay asleep through the night1:

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Topics: Staying Healthy

7 Foods to Avoid if You Have COPD

Posted by Do More With Oxygen on Thu, Aug 14, 2014

When you have COPD, you may need to eat as many as 10 times more calories than a person without COPD to make up for calories burned from breathing—but there are some foods that can worsen your symptoms that you’ll want to avoid. Read on for a list of foods to avoid if you have COPD1:

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Topics: Staying Healthy

Signs Your COPD May Be Getting Worse

Posted by Do More With Oxygen on Tue, Aug 12, 2014

Whether you’ve just been diagnosed with COPD or have been dealing with it for many years, it’s important to be aware of the signs that your condition is getting worse and know what to do when you experience these symptoms. 

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Topics: COPD

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