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COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) - Living With COPD

Make breathing easier

Do all you can to make breathing easier.


One Man's Story:

Cal, 66

"There was a time when I couldn't take 10 steps without running out of breath. Now I walk an hour around my neighborhood every day—without needing my oxygen. I feel better than I have in years."—Cal

Find out how Cal was able to build up his strength.

Eat well

Good nutrition is important to keep up your strength and health. Problems with muscle weakness and weight loss are common in people with severe COPD. It's dangerous to become very underweight. It may affect how long you are expected to live.10

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