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.
COPD 101 Resources
If you have Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), then your physician has probably prescribed medications to control and maintain your disease. One of those medications may be an inhaler. Inhalers can be prescribed to COPD patients for one of two reasons: to control or to rescue. You have probably used it, but do you understand how the inhaler fully works to combat your COPD symptoms?Read More
While successfully managing your Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) most likely includes medication, there are additional steps you can take to help manage your COPD.Read More
Interstitial Lung Diseases (ILD), named in reference to the tissue between the air sacs of the lungs called the interstitium, refer to over 100 chronic lung diseases that can be categorized into one of two groups: non-malignant and noninfectious.Read More
Topics: lung disease