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How do I care for someone with obstructive lung disease?

When caring for someone with obstructive lung disease, remember to offer both emotional and physical support. A person with obstructive lung disease could feel overwhelmed or become depressed. They will need understanding and encouragement. They may also need assistance performing their daily routines. Offer to attend doctor appointments and accompany the person on errands.

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Is obstructive lung disease serious?
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Obstructive lung disease is a serious illness. It can cause long-term health complications and perma...
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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 is obstructive lung disease?
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Obstructive lung disease is a condition in which your airway is blocked, making it difficult to empt...
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Does obstructive lung disease affect children differently than adults?
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Obstructive lung disease, which is mainly caused from smoking cigarettes, is extremely rare in child...
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