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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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COPD Recipe: Italian Sausage with Spaghetti Sauce

Posted by Do More With Oxygen on Thu, Apr 16, 2015

This COPD-friendly recipe makes the tasty and popular Italian sausage dish easier to make and a little healthier than the traditional recipe. Save time by using this crock pot method and cut down on your salt intake by substituting turkey sausage for regular sausage1

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Healing Gardens – What are they?

Posted by Do More With Oxygen on Tue, Apr 14, 2015

You may have heard the term “healing garden” before, but do you know what it is and why so many people are intrigued by it? Read on to find out more1

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Dealing with COPD Symptoms at Work – 4 Tips

Posted by Do More With Oxygen on Thu, Apr 9, 2015

Just because you have a chronic lung disease such as COPD and still work, doesn’t mean that your co-workers necessarily know that you have a chronic lung disease. So, what do you do when you experience COPD symptoms at work? Read on for tips! 

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COPD Caregivers: How to Help Your Loved One Cope with Denial

Posted by Do More With Oxygen on Tue, Apr 7, 2015

No matter how old you are, hearing that you have a chronic condition such as COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) can be difficult for many people to handle. Some people diagnosed with COPD may choose to ignore it and not want to see a doctor—but it’s important to help them get on the right track and receive appropriate treatment1

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