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What can you do to help someone with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease?

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While there are no cures for emphysema, bronchitis, and asthma there are many medicinal means of slowing the progression of emphysema, dealing with asthma attacks, and easing the breathing problems associated with bronchitis.You should see a pulmonologist if you have COPD to get more info about them.Pulmonary Rehabilitation programs can help using strategies to reduce shortness of breath and increase physical endurance. Oxygen is not allways required for COPD patients but some do commonly qualify. There are a great range of steroids and long acting bronchodilators available to improve the patient's quality of self ventilation. If you have a family member with COPD do not give up in helping them to maximize their quality of life.
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