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

2- Steroids:

Steroids are one of the treatment modalities and they can be taken as either inhaled or oral medications. They help control inflammation, which is thought to be the underlying process of COPD. Steroids are preferably taken through inhalation as they cause very minimal side effects in that state and are only taken orally or through injections in severe cases or when hospitalized.