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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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Recipe to Fight Lung Inflammation

Posted by Do More With Oxygen on Thu, Jun 30, 2016

Especially for people with COPD, it is essential to maintain healthy lungs. If you checked out our previous blog post on foods that fight lung inflammation, you know that you can even use what you eat to keep your lungs in tip-top shape. We’ve pulled a recipe for Spicy Salmon with Cumin Roasted Carrots from Stayin’ up with the Stanleys that not only is delicious, but also uses salmon and carrots, foods used to cut lung inflammation. This recipe is also paleo, which means that it may fit into even more restrictive diets. Check it out below!

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Topics: Lung inflammation, food to fight lung inflammation

The Top 5 Foods to Fight Lung Inflammation (Part I)

Posted by Do More With Oxygen on Mon, Nov 11, 2013

Food. Many of us think of it as the fuel that fills our bellies and nourishes our bodies, but food can also help to heal our physical afflictions. If you’re suffering from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), especially if you experience periodic flare-ups, your diet is even more important to your health and well-being. There is a direct link between chronic inflammation and COPD, and the foods you ingest can either reduce or aggravate this inflammation. Check out these five foods (and vitamins) from LIVESTRONG that can help you to fight lung inflammation head on.

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Topics: COPD, nutrition tips, Lung inflammation, food to fight lung inflammation

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