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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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How to Live With A Smoker

Posted by Do More With Oxygen on Tue, Mar 28, 2017

While you may have made the decision to quit smoking to help slow the progression of your Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), the people you live with may not be willing to make the same commitment just yet. We found some ways that will help you live with a smoker in harmony.

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Topics: Living with a smoker

Harmonicas for Health

Posted by Do More With Oxygen on Tue, Mar 21, 2017

It’s time to pull out the old harmonica and dust it off! Harmonica therapy is becoming more and more popular in pulmonary rehab programs, and for a good reason.

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Topics: pulmonary rehabilitation, music therapy

Caregivers Need Friends, Too

Posted by Do More With Oxygen on Tue, Mar 14, 2017

If your friend has recently taken on the role of caregiver, you have probably noticed some changes in their normal lifestyle. Often, these changes can make it seem like your friend may not want or need friends anymore. However, that couldn’t be more wrong. While your friendship may not have the same dynamic as it did before your friend took on the role of caregiver, these tips can show you how to be the friend a caregiver needs.

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Topics: Caregiver, caregiver tips

Masked in Misconceptions: The Truth About COPD

Posted by Do More With Oxygen on Tue, Mar 7, 2017

If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), then you’ve probably heard your fair share of opinions on the disease. Read below to find out some of the most common misconceptions of COPD and how to debunk them.

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Topics: COPD

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