COPD - managing stress and your moodChronic obstructive pulmonary disease - emotions; Stress - COPD; Depression - COPD
People with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) have a greater risk for depression, stress, and anxiety. Being stressed or depressed can make COPD symptoms worse and make it harder to care for yourself.
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