Pulmonary Disease: All about COPD
Pulmonary Disease: Treatment for COPD
Effective therapy is available which can control symptoms, reduce your risk of complications and exacerbations, and improve your ability to lead an active life.
• Quit smoking - The best step in any treatment plan for COPD is to stop all smoking. It's the only way to keep COPD from getting worse, which can eventually reduce your ability to breathe.
• Taking medications prescribed by your doctor
• Regular oxygen supplementation
• Pulmonary rehabilitation
• Healthy eating
• Avoiding air pollution
• Exercising regularly
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