Living with Copd Lung Disease is difficult but with a few simple lifestyle changes, you can manage your condition and still enjoy life. We’ve created a list of dos and don’ts for patients with Copd Lung Disease with help from thehealthsite.com.
Do maintain a healthy weight.
Copd Lung Disease patients should work at either losing or gaining weight to be in the healthy weight range for their height. Work at improving diet so that it contains whole grains, fruits, vegetables and low-fat protein and less processed foods.
Do exercise regularly.
Exercise is essential for patients with Copd Lung Disease and you should aim for 30 minutes each day. Speak to your doctor about finding the right type of exercise for you.
Don’t forget your inhaler.
Make sure you have your inhaler on you at all times, as you never know when you might need it.
Do not stop treatment.
You might be feeling fine and think you don’t need your medications, but don’t stop any medications unless directed to do so by your doctor.