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Are there alternative treatments for obstructive lung disease?

There are a few alternative treatment options that may be beneficial for people with obstructive lung disease. Relaxation and breathing techniques can be used to help with shortness of breath, and a humidifier may be used to help clear blocked airways. Another way to improve breathing is to exercise and maintain a healthy body weight. Eating a healthy diet and drinking enough water are also helpful for those suffering with obstructive lung disease.

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When does obstructive lung disease begin to develop?
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Obstructive lung disease usually begins developing in the mid 40s. The first symptom is usually mild...
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What increases my risk for obstructive lung disease?
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How do I care for someone with obstructive lung disease?
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What is obstructive lung disease?
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