We don’t think about the job our lungs do until they’re not doing it correctly. If you have COPD, chances are you’ve experienced this scary situation at least once. However, there are a number of lifestyle changes you can make to minimize the chances of your illness flaring up.
1. Step Away From The Cigarettes
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You’ve already heard this advice, but it bears repeating. Quitting smoking is the single most important lifestyle change you can make to improve your COPD symptoms. Putting the cigarettes down slows the progression of the disease and lessens stress on your body. Talk to your doctor if you need help.