The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute reports that “smoking is the most common cause of COPD, accounting for as many as nine out of 10 COPD-related deaths. However, as many as one out of six people who have COPD never smoked.”
Have you recently been diagnosed with COPD or emphysema and you are looking for more information? Read this article as we look at some common misconceptions about COPD.
A healthy diet can help improve your quality of life by lessening the severity of some symptoms and making it easier to breathe.
Exercise and a healthy diet are recommended for everyone, but they can be especially beneficial for those suffering from COPD.