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Treatments for COPD & Emphysema

Posted Aug 24 2008 4:41pm 1 Comment

Here is a list of treatments and procedures that are commonly used to treat COPD & Emphysema:

Allergy shots
Avoid air pollution
Avoid cigarette smoke
Avoid colds and flus
Avoid conditions that exacerbate symptoms
Avoid dust
Avoid excessive cold
Avoid excessive heat
Avoid flying in aeroplanes
Avoid fumes
Avoid very high altitudes
Bland aerosols
Bullectomy (surgery)
Chest percussion
Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP)
Control allergies or asthma
Controlled coughing
Drink fluids
Healthy diet
Intermittent mechanical ventilatory support
Lung Transplant
Nutrition supplementation
Postural bronchial drainage
Psychotherapy
Pulmonary rehabilitation programs
Quit smoking
Regular exercise
Surgery

These are just some of the treatments and procedures that are used to treat COPD & Emphysema.
You can connect with experts and other people who have COPD & Emphysemain the Wellsphere communities.
If you're interested in finding more information, tips, news and videos about COPD & Emphysema, go to the COPD & Emphysema WellPage or the Treatments for COPD & Emphysema WellPage.

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I have been given a cpap mask to help get more oxygen into my lungs at noight. how long before I feel the results
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