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
- 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.