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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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Breathing Tips for Dealing with COPD

Posted by Do More With Oxygen on Tue, Sep 25, 2012

Taking deep, full breaths and exhaling all of the air from your lungs helps make your breathing easier when you have Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). However, breathing deeply and exhaling fully can be difficult with the respiratory disease, according to the American Lung Association. If you find that your breaths have become quick, small or shallow, try one of these three breathing tips:

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Topics: COPD, oxygen concentrators, oxygen & you, respiratory therapists, oxygen safety, homefill oxygen system, breathing tips

When Should I Use My Oxygen?

Posted by Do More With Oxygen on Mon, Sep 24, 2012

The short answer to this question is, as often as you can, according the American Thoracic Society. But in order to truly feel comfortable using your oxygen on a regular basis, it is better to understand why.

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Topics: oxygen therapy, oxygen & you, portable oxygen concentrators, portable oxygen solutions, respiratory therapists, homefill solution

Living Independently: The Importance of Hydration

Posted by Do More With Oxygen on Thu, Sep 20, 2012

Your portable oxygen concentrator or home oxygen filling system is a great resource in any season, but it is particularly handy in hot conditions.

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Topics: hydration, oxygen & you, portable oxygen concentrator, nutrition tips, oxygen safety

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