How to live better with COPD

  1. If you are a smoker, stop smoking.
  2. Take medicine exactly the way your doctor says you should take it.
  3. Try to keep the air clean in your home. Stay away from smoke and any kind of fumes and strong smells
  4. Keep your body as healthy and as strong as possible.
  5. If your COPD is very  bad, your doctor may advise you to take oxygen at home, as part of treatment.
  6. If the breathing becomes very difficult, it could be an emergency go to your hospital. You may require non invasive ventilation
  7. Do regular breathing exercises  and join rehab program
  8. Take regular yearly flu shot and pneumonia vaccination