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Pulmonary Disease: All about COPD

  By posted Feb 18th 2013
Healthy Living

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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