Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a condition which limits airflow that makes it difficult to breathe. It’s progressive, which means once you lose lung function it’s very difficult to regain. The good news is COPD can be managed, so you can breathe easier and enjoy life. A comprehensive evaluation, early diagnosis and expert treatment are essential. Our primary care providers can determine if you need a specialist, and work closely with our board-certified pulmonary medicine team. Together, we will evaluate your condition and develop an individualized care plan with the latest treatments and support. If you’re experiencing COPD symptoms, don’t wait. Contact us today and start breathing easier. Some signs and symptoms of COPD are:
- Hard to breathe
- A lot of mucus or phlegm
Fortunately, there are treatments for COPD. Some of the treatments for COPD are:
- Daily medication
- Physical therapy & changes in daily diet and exercise
- If you currently smoke then…STOP!