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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: Make an Easy Morning Routine with COPD

Posted by Do More With Oxygen on Tue, Oct 17, 2017

It can be exhausting to get moving and get ready in the morning with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). You may find that creating a morning routine can be helpful in saving your energy for the rest of your day.

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Infographic: 10 Common COPD Flare-Up Triggers

Posted by Do More With Oxygen on Tue, Oct 10, 2017

There are multiple triggers that those with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) need to be aware of. Find out ten of the most common COPD flare-up triggers in the infographic below.

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Understanding A COPD Diagnosis

Posted by Do More With Oxygen on Tue, Oct 3, 2017

A Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) diagnosis can be difficult to understand. It can be confusing to not only wrap your mind around the shock of a diagnosis, but also what is going on to prompt the diagnosis. It can also be scary not knowing what to look for as serious warning signs that indicate something more serious is going on.

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What is Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension?

Posted by Do More With Oxygen on Tue, Sep 26, 2017

Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH) is a life-threatening condition that can be described as having high blood pressure in the arteries that go from your heart to your lungs. This is not the same as having high blood pressure.

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