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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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Fact or Fiction: Can Food Fight Low Blood Oxygen Levels?

Posted by Do More With Oxygen on Tue, Aug 29, 2017

If low blood oxygen levels are a concern for you, you may have heard or considered eating more foods that are high in oxygen content with the idea that they would boost the oxygen levels in your blood.

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Topics: COPD, Staying Healthy

How Weight Affects COPD Symptoms

Posted by Do More With Oxygen on Tue, May 31, 2016

Your overall health affects the symptoms of your COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) or other chronic lung disease. Not enough or too much weight can create or worsen health conditions such as COPD.

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Topics: Staying Healthy

COPD and Memory Loss: What Can You Do?

Posted by Do More With Oxygen on Tue, May 24, 2016

According to the Lung Institute, if you have diminished lung function like those with COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease), you may be at a high risk for memory loss.This memory loss is due to low blood oxygen levels which damage the brain.

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Topics: Staying Healthy

Life with COPD: 15 Foods High in Antioxidants

Posted by Do More With Oxygen on Tue, Apr 19, 2016

Staying healthy is always important, but even more important when you have a chronic lung condition such as COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease). If you’re looking to boost your immune system, consider incorporating some of these foods rich in antioxidents into your diet.

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Topics: Staying Healthy

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