Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: 6 Symptoms, Diagnosis and 7 Treatments

Treatment of COPD:

COPD is only curable by lung transplantation, but other therapies can help improve your symptoms, increase your activity level, and improve your overall quality of life. The following are the main therapies in treating COPD:

1- Stop smoking:

It may seem intuitive, but stopping smoking is the first step in treating COPD. Smoking is surely to worsen COPD and increase the risk of complications as well as being an independent risk factor for other lung conditions including lung cancer. It is important to understand that smoking is the most important step in treatment, and that all other interventions are useless unless this one is done.