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COPD FAQs

I am too short of breath to exercise. Wouldn’t exercise only make my COPD worse?

How can I find a pulmonary rehabilitation program or an exercise maintenance program in my community?

What can I do if there is no exercise program in my community?

I’ve been diagnosed with COPD. Does it mean I will be on oxygen?

I have COPD and have been prescribed oxygen.  Does it mean I will get addicted to it?

I have been diagnosed with COPD and was told to quit smoking.  If I stop smoking, can my COPD get better?

I like to exercise outside, but I worry about the effect of pollution on my lungs.