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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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Treating COPD Symptoms with Salt Therapy

Posted by Do More With Oxygen on Tue, Jun 27, 2017

If you are living with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), then you probably are aware that limiting your consumption of salt can be helpful in managing your disease. However, a new trend is proving that exposure to salt and the inhalation of it can actually be helpful in managing your COPD symptoms.

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Can These Everyday Items Be Making You Sick?

Posted by Do More With Oxygen on Tue, Jun 20, 2017

If you are living with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), then you know that managing your disease involves staying healthy and limiting your exposure to germs. Take a look around your house, though. Some of the common household items you use every day could be covered in germs that could make you sick. Use these tips to help you recognize the germ bandits and help keep them at bay.

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Can a Chiropractor Help Alleviate COPD Symptoms?

Posted by Do More With Oxygen on Tue, Jun 13, 2017

You may have visited a chiropractor at some point, but have you heard that visiting a chiropractor may help alleviate some of your Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) symptoms?

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Infographic: Tests for COPD Diagnosis

Posted by Do More With Oxygen on Tue, Jun 6, 2017

If you have symptoms that suggest a Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) diagnosis, your healthcare provider may run several tests to confirm a COPD diagnosis. The infographic below lists some of the tests that will confirm a diagnosis and what your physician is hoping to find out from them.

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