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    COPD: Avoiding Your Triggers

    You can do things at home to manage COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease). By learning the triggers for COPD and avoiding them, you can help reduce flare-ups. While some triggers may be out of your control, there are others you can easily avoid.

    • Learn and avoid the common triggers for COPD.
    • By avoiding flare-ups, you may feel better, be more active, and reduce the impact of COPD on your life.
    • Pay attention to symptoms that may warn you of a flare-up. You may need to see your doctor or go to the hospital if your symptoms are severe.

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    ByHealthwise Staff
    Primary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
    Specialist Medical ReviewerKen Y. Yoneda, MD - Pulmonology

    Current as ofSeptember 9, 2014

    WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise

    Last Updated: September 09, 2014
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