COPD and Depression
Eric Patterson
Eric Patterson
April 16, 2019
COPD and depression often coexist, with the stress of a diagnosis often acting as a trigger. Fight back against COPD-related depression with these tips.

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Gaining knowledge about COPD will arm you with the tools you need to manage it the best way possible. Give these COPD management tips a try.
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Summer COPD Symptoms

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Many people have a more difficult time with their summer COPD symptoms, understanding the reasons why can make it easier to manage COPD during the summer.
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When you have COPD, entertaining visitors can seem like a chore. Consider these tips for having visitors with COPD and enjoy yourself when people come over.
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COPD and Giving Up

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Giving up is easy — especially when you are diagnosed with COPD. But resisting the urge to give up can lead to better treatment and quality of life.
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Infographic COPD spoon theory infographic

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If you live with chronic illness, explaining your condition can be tough. The spoon theory was created to do just that, and has since become so much more.
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