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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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Life with COPD: 15 Foods High in Antioxidants

By Do More With Oxygen

Tue, Apr 19, 2016

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Staying healthy is always important, but even more important when you have a chronic lung condition such as COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease). If you’re looking to boost your immune system, consider incorporating some of these foods rich in antioxidents into your diet.

1. Oranges
2. Green Tea
3. Pink Grapefruit
4. Spinach
5. Kiwi
6. Broccoli
7. Carrots
8. Grapes
9. Garlic
10. Pumpkin
11. Mango
12. Fish
13. Watermelon
14. Onion
15. Apples

Be sure to talk to your doctor before trying any new foods or diet regimen.

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Source:
 Reader’s Digest Best Health. Accessed 3.29.16.

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