Managing COPD: Strategies for Slowing Progression

Managing COPD: Strategies for Slowing Progression
Published on, 12 June, 2023. Answered by Dr. Husam Aboujokh and Verified by Dr.Galen Team
Patient Question

Hello Doctor,

 

How can proper treatment and management strategies help slow down the progression of COPD, improve breathing, and maintain a good quality of life despite the absence of a cure?

Answered by Dr. Husam Aboujokh

Hello,

Thank you for reaching out to Dr. Galen. Please find the below response to your query.

 

The most crucial aspect of COPD treatment is quitting smoking. Other strategies include regular exercise, attending pulmonary rehabilitation, getting vaccinations, maintaining a healthy lifestyle, and taking prescribed medications. These measures can help slow down disease progression and improve quality of life.

 

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