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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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Oxygen Therapy: What to Expect

Posted by Do More With Oxygen on Tue, Jun 30, 2015

Your doctor may prescribe oxygen therapy to help you breathe a little easier, but how is that decision made and what can you expect once you’ve been given a prescription for oxygen therapy? Read on to find out!

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Is the Invacare® XPO2™ Portable Oxygen Concentrator Right for You?

Posted by Do More With Oxygen on Tue, Jun 23, 2015

Whether you’ve been on oxygen therapy for a while or you’ve just received a prescription, you’re probably wondering how you can still stay active and not worry about dragging large oxygen tanks around with you to places such as the mall, grocery store or sporting event.

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8 Questions to Ask Your Oxygen Provider before Getting Your Equipment

Posted by Do More With Oxygen on Tue, Jan 20, 2015

Have you recently received a prescription from your doctor for oxygen therapy? Below are some questions you’ll be sure you want to write down and ask when you go to your home oxygen provider for your oxygen equipment1

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5 Oxygen Therapy FAQs

Posted by Do More With Oxygen on Tue, Dec 30, 2014

Maybe you’re starting to notice that it’s getting more difficult to breathe or your other chronic lung disease symptoms are getting worse—whichever you’re feeling, you know it’s time to see your doctor. In preparing for your appointment you may have done some research on oxygen therapy already and still have a few questions left. Read on for answers to frequently asked questions about oxygen therapy. 

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