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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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Do Portable Oxygen Concentrators Require a Prescription?

Posted by Do More With Oxygen on Tue, Mar 25, 2014

Is exercise becoming more difficult? Do you find yourself feeling out of breath when performing normal day-to-day activities? You may require supplementary oxygen to help keep your blood oxygen levels where they need to be. 

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Topics: portable oxygen concentrator

Choosing the Portable Oxygen Concentrator That's Right for You

Posted by Do More With Oxygen on Mon, Oct 7, 2013

Many people with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) use supplementary oxygen. If you fit in to this category, you may be hesitant to take vacations, visit friends and family or even go grocery shopping. Fortunately, a portable oxygen concentrator can help to alleviate your hesitation.

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Topics: living with copd, Portable Oxygen, portable oxygen concentrator

Living Independently: The Importance of Hydration

Posted by Do More With Oxygen on Thu, Sep 20, 2012

Your portable oxygen concentrator or home oxygen filling system is a great resource in any season, but it is particularly handy in hot conditions.

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Topics: hydration, oxygen & you, portable oxygen concentrator, nutrition tips, oxygen safety

Tips for Air Travel While Using Portable Oxygen

Posted by Do More With Oxygen on Fri, Aug 24, 2012

Being on oxygen therapy means making some adjustments in your life – but air travel isn’t necessarily one of them. As of 2010, the FAA had approved more than 10 brands of portable oxygen concentrators for commercial routes run by major carriers. This means you can bring your oxygen onboard and use it throughout the flight.

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Topics: COPD, portable oxygen concentrator, travel with oxygen, oxygen safety

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