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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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Managing the Holidays with a Chronic Illness

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

The holidays are rapidly approaching, bringing with them all the fun and excitement associated with the season.  If you are living with a chronic illness, like Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), you need to take extra precautions during this time to avoid things that might trigger a flare-up and cause you to miss all the holiday activities.  Here are a few ways that may help you stay happy and healthy this season:

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Topics: COPD

Are You Aware of these COPD Treatment Options?

Posted by Do More With Oxygen on Tue, Dec 19, 2017

With a multitude of treatment options available to help treat Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), it can be overwhelming to keep up with what’s old, what’s new, and what could be an option for you. While you should always discuss possible changes to your treatment plan and options that are right for you with your physician, you may not be aware of these COPD treatment options.

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Topics: COPD, copd treatment

COPD and Alcohol Consumption

Posted by Do More With Oxygen on Tue, Dec 12, 2017

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) can have an impact on many areas of your life, including what you eat and drink. However, have you considered the effects of alcohol consumption on COPD?

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Topics: COPD

Keeping Dust at Bay

Posted by Do More With Oxygen on Tue, Nov 28, 2017

Managing Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) means being mindful of potential COPD flare-up triggers. Dust, commonly found in the areas you frequent, is a common COPD trigger. Use these tips to help lessen the amount of dust in your home.

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Topics: COPD

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