Living with COPD may cause fear, anxiety, depression, and stress. It's important to talk about how you feel with your health care team. Talking to a professional counselor also can help. If you're feeling very depressed, your doctor may recommend medicines or other treatments that can improve your quality of life.
In Part I we learned what worry is, how it can be good and bad. So What? I Worry. What Does it Matter?Chronic and excessive worrying can have a variety of negative effects on your well being. It can isolate you from others, stripping you of your social support system. You may be so involved in the act of worrying that you don’t find time to…