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Diagnosed emphysema 1 month ago.

  • By DRJohnson61

    I have been diagnosed with mild emphysema and
    quit my job as it was working with carbon fiber dust
    dust and chemicals. I also have RA so some symptoms
    overlap. What types of exercise would be most beneficial for me? All help appreciated.

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  • By Leon Lebowitz, BA, RRT Moderator

    Hi DrJohnson61 and welcome to our community. You have focused in on one of the best things you can do for yourself with COPD – exercise and staying active! I thought to get you started you might find it helpful to read this article on just that topic: https://copd.net/living-with-copd/pulmonary-rehab/exercising-with-copd/

    We’re so glad you have found our community. Please feel free to stop by any time!
    All the best,
    Leon (site moderator)

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