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

The best way to manage restrictive lung disease is to avoid strenuous activities that worsen your shortness of breath. If you smoke, stop, and you should try to eat nutritious foods and exercise to the extent that is possible for you. Your doctor may also recommend supplemental oxygen intake for you to help ease the symptoms of the condition. It's best to talk to your doctor about what the best options are given your level tissue damage.

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