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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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Self-Guided Relaxation in 7 Easy Steps

Posted by Do More With Oxygen on Tue, Apr 12, 2016

If you’re looking for a way to relieve the pressures of the day or simply just to relax, these easy steps for self-guided relaxation may help.

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Top 4 Foods for Brain Health

Posted by Do More With Oxygen on Tue, Mar 29, 2016

Staying healthy is top priority—especially when you have COPD or another chronic lung disease—and food is a powerful tool to help keep you feeling energized. Some types of food can help fight lung inflammation, which is important of another with a chronic lung disease. Other foods, however, can help keep your brain healthy—which is just as important! Read on for some of the top foods for brain health.

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How Smoking is Linked to COPD

Posted by Do More With Oxygen on Tue, Mar 8, 2016

Not everyone who smokes gets COPD and not everyone with COPD got it from smoking. It’s important to know that COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) has quite a few risk factors which can include smoking, air pollution, and genetics. Smoking, however, is the leading cause of COPD. If you’re wondering how smoking is linked to COPD, you’ve come to the right place. Read on to find out.

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Top 4 Foods to Fight Lung Inflammation (Part 2)

Posted by Do More With Oxygen on Tue, Feb 9, 2016

Food isn’t just used to nourish our bodies and give us energy. Certain foods can even give us necessary vitamins and minerals that we need to live and feel our best. Some foods, including those listed below, can even fight lung inflammation because of the vitamins and minerals that they contribute to your body. They even taste great too, so being healthy is made even easier. Try some of these foods the next trip you make to the grocery store.

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