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There is Hope with COPD Treatment

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Because COPD is irreversible, treatment focuses on slowing the progression of the disease and improving quality of life. Remember that with every breath, there is hope. Finding a treatment plan that works best for you and then sticking to it, is the key to better COPD management.
  1. COPD Treatment
  2. Medication Management
  3. How To Use Your Inhalers
  4. COPD Drug Profiles
  5. Oxygen Therapy
  1. Other Treatment Options
  2. Alternative Therapy
  3. No More Butts: Quitting Smoking
  4. Share Your Thoughts

COPD Treatment

How to use an inhaler

Many treatments are available to help alleviate the symptoms of COPD so that you can live a higher quality of life.

Medication Management

Medications for COPD

Medication management is an important aspect of your COPD treatment plan. Medications can help ease your work of breathing so that you can once again, enjoy everyday activities.

How To Use Your Inhalers

COPD Inhalers

When to breathe in -- when to breathe out -- COPD inhalers can get so confusing. Learn how to use your inhalers properly with these handy, step-by-step instructions.

COPD Drug Profiles

Prednisone

Learning about COPD drug profiles will help you gain a better understanding about the medications you've been taking or will take at some point in the future.

Oxygen Therapy

Oxygen Therapy

What many people don't realize is that oxygen is a drug, and as such, should be used with safety in mind. Learn more about oxygen therapy for managing your COPD.

Other Treatment Options

Flu Shots

While medications are important, non-medication related therapies also play an important role in treatment of COPD.

Alternative Therapy

Herbal Remedies

From herbs to stem cells, alternative therapy for COPD is growing in popularity among consumers. Find out more about what alternative treatment options are available to you.

No More Butts: Quitting Smoking

quitting smoking treatment for COPD

Quitting smoking is the single, most important aspect of COPD treatment, yet the most commonly overlooked. The best thing about quitting smoking is how much better it will make you feel. Many options are available to help you quit and the good news is, you don't have to do it alone. Commit to quit today.

Share Your Thoughts

One of the best ways to share suggestions or learn information from others about COPD is through User Answers. A unique, interactive tool designed to enrich the reader's experience, User Answers are fun and easy to participate in, and allow readers to have their suggestions and comments be part of real, live About.com articles.

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