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How do I manage my obstructive lung disease on a daily basis?

As with any illness, living with obstructive lung disease can affect your daily life, but there are ways to manage the disease. You may have to make some lifestyle changes and avoid certain activities. Joining a support group might be beneficial. Do not smoke and avoid secondhand smoke. Make sure you maintain a healthy diet and drink enough water. Talk to a health care professional about breathing techniques that may be helpful.

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