Pulmonary rehabilitation, or rehab, is a medically supervised program that helps improve the health and well-being of people who have lung problems.
Rehab may include an exercise program, disease management training, and nutritional and psychological counseling. The program's goal is to help you stay more active and carry out your daily activities.
You might think that trying to stay fit and active once you have a diagnosis of COPD makes no sense. After all, if you're struggling to breathe just from getting dressed or eating a meal, how can you even think about exercising? I hear you, and I see this struggle in my mother every single day. But the truth is, if you can stay as active…