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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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New to Oxygen Therapy? Types of Treatment and Delivery Options

Posted by Do More With Oxygen on Thu, Feb 27, 2014

If your doctor has prescribed oxygen therapy, you probably have many questions. What treatments are available? What are your delivery options? Here are the answers you’re looking to find.

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Topics: oxygen therapy, portable oxygen solutions

Oxygen Therapy: 10 Safety Musts

Posted by Do More With Oxygen on Thu, Jan 23, 2014

Portable oxygen solutions offer a wide array of benefits for those with chronic lung disease. It allows for the mobility and independence you crave to work outside your home, travel and participate in social activities.

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Topics: Travelling With Oxygen, portable oxygen solutions, oxygen safety

Connecting With an Oxygen Provider at the Airport

Posted by Do More With Oxygen on Thu, Jan 9, 2014

One of the most common forms of travel today is air travel. For oxygen users, this can present a special challenge. If you're healthy enough not to need in-flight oxygen, you may still need to connect with an oxygen provider at the airport. After all, you can't check your oxygen tank as though it's baggage. Here are the steps you should take while making travel arrangements, courtesy of Mobility International USA.

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Topics: portable oxygen solutions, traveling with oxygen

You've Just Been Diagnosed With Emphysema—What Now?

Posted by Do More With Oxygen on Tue, Sep 10, 2013

If you have emphysema, the 17,000 breaths Best Health says humans take each day become a real struggle. If you’ve recently been diagnosed and are now living with lung disease, there are certain steps you can take to make each day as enjoyable as possible.

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Topics: COPD, portable oxygen solutions, emphysema

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