Expert Video - What lifestyle changes are important for persons living with COPD?
Expert pulmonologists describe the importance of lifestyle changes in persons living with COPD. The lifestyle changes that are discussed include quitting smoking, avoiding second-hand smoke and other lung irritants, getting regular exercise, and pulmonary rehabilitation. It is also important to have a personal COPD action plan. The experts emphasize that COPD is treatable and that quality of life can be improved.
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