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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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Life with COPD: 5 Benefits of Walking

Posted by Do More With Oxygen on Thu, Mar 26, 2015

If you’re breathless because of COPD, the thought of increasing your movements to walk regularly may seem a bit scary. Walking regularly, however, can actually help to improve a variety of aspects of your health. Read on to learn about 5 benefits of walking when you have COPD1

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Topics: staying active

How to Develop an Exercise Habit for COPD

Posted by Do More With Oxygen on Thu, Mar 12, 2015

You may already know the importance of exercising when you have COPD, but how can you get started? Read on for a few tips1

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Topics: staying active

3 Types of Exercise That Can Improve your COPD

Posted by Do More With Oxygen on Thu, Nov 7, 2013

If you think you can’t handle exercise because you have Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), think again. Exercise helps your body use oxygen more efficiently, strengthens your cardiovascular system and can help you de-stress. Activity doesn’t have to be strenuous; there are many low impact exercises that can strengthen your body. Check out these three categories of exercise that have proven results for COPD patients.

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Topics: exercising with copd, living with copd, exercising with oxygen, staying active

Leading a More Active Life With Oxygen Therapy

Posted by Do More With Oxygen on Fri, Jun 7, 2013

It’s important that you maintain an active lifestyle if you have lung disease, such as Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) or Cystic Fibrosis . Physical activity helps improve your breathing and keeps you in a more positive mindset. And while lung disease may restrict the level of activity you achieve, it shouldn’t prevent you from doing many of the things you enjoy.

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Topics: COPD, staying active

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