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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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How to Get a Handle on the Work-Life Balance

Posted by Do More With Oxygen on Tue, Apr 11, 2017

If you have been diagnosed with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), then you are probably aware of the time management needed to treat and manage a chronic disease. This can be especially difficult if you maintain a work life, as well. The five tips listed below can help you get a handle on the work-life balance.

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Life With COPD: What Your Employer Should Know

Posted by Do More With Oxygen on Wed, Sep 4, 2013

According to the National Business Coalition on Health (NBCH), 70 percent of the 24 million people diagnosed with either Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) or impaired lung function are under age 65, meaning they are likely still in the workforce. If you’re living life with COPD and under retirement age, you know your work life and productivity can be affected. Based on information from NBCH, here’s what your employer should do to help better understand your condition.

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Topics: life with copd, working with copd

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