Handling the Holidays with COPD

Last updated: December 2021

Gearing up for the holiday season can be an important part of managing COPD, strange as that may seem to some people.

Large gatherings outside of your normal routine, which often happen during the holidays, can be a prime time for triggers and symptoms. Whether it's traveling in the cold to a family member's home, or sitting by the fireplace, COPD triggers can be all around us.

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