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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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What is Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension?

Posted by Do More With Oxygen on Tue, Sep 26, 2017

Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH) is a life-threatening condition that can be described as having high blood pressure in the arteries that go from your heart to your lungs. This is not the same as having high blood pressure.

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Living With Emphysema: 5 Key Ways to Slow Its Progression

Posted by Do More With Oxygen on Fri, Sep 27, 2013

If you’re living with emphysema , you know there are plenty of unanswered questions surrounding this disease. While there’s currently no cure for emphysema, there are plenty of things you can do to slow its progression. Here are five general health guidelines from eHealthMD  to help prevent your condition from progressing as quickly:

 

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Setting Goals for Remaining Healthy with COPD and Sticking to Them

Posted by Do More With Oxygen on Thu, Apr 11, 2013


In your career, you most likely set goals for yourself to advance up the ladder. And in your relationships, you have probably set goals, as well, whether they include getting engaged and married, starting a family or simply celebrating anniversaries year after year. This idea of setting goals should not be lost after your diagnosis of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). In fact, setting goals can help you lead an independent lifestyle while remaining healthy and active.

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