As of 2015, there is no cure for COPD, as reported by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. There are a number of medicines that a person can take, however, that can ease symptoms of the disease, such as broncho... More »

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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is a lifelong disease that is easiest to manage if caught in its early stages. Although there is no cure for the disease, MedlinePlus says there are many things to do to prevent it f... More »

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The treatment options for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) include making lifestyle changes, taking medications like bronchodilators and steroids, pulmonary rehabilitation, using oxygen and surgery, explains ... More »

COPD, also called chronic obstructive pulmonary, is not reversible, according to the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute. However, it is treatable and people can live with it for a long time. More »

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The National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute states the typical treatment for COPD is focused on managing the symptoms by use of lifestyle changes and medication. Additional treatment includes preventative vaccines, pulm... More »

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According to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, the most common treatments for COPD are lifestyle treatments, such as quitting smoking, avoiding lung irritants and making dietary changes. In later stages, pul... More »

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Medication, oxygen therapy and lifestyle changes are all treatment options for COPD, according to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood institute. In some cases patients with severe COPD require surgery. More »

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