8 Tips for Fresh & Healthy Air in Your Home …

If you’ve been diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), you need to take steps to ensure that the air around you is fresh and healthy and free of irritants that can cause your condition to worsen.

Here are some tips that will help you maintain fresh and healthy air at home.

1. Reduce Pet Dander

Although pet dander is a bigger threat to people with asthma, COPD patients that have allergies should reduce their contact with it as well.

For those who can’t imagine life without pets, wash your hands after you’ve played with them and try not to allow them inside your bedroom.

Stay Away from Wood-burning Fireplaces