An estimated 16 million adults have COPD in the United States. The American Lung Association (ALA) thinks there may be as many as 24 million American adults living with COPD. Rates of COPD are highest in the Southeast and Midwest states.
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a lung disease defined by persistently poor airflow as a result of the breakdown of lung tissue (known as emphysema) and dysfunction of the small airways.
COPD has clear reasons and symptoms, which is why even the prevention is pretty straight forward. As the majority of the cases are related to smoking, the best preventive measure is to quit smoking. While this may sound difficult to many, we at All Care ensure to provide you a holistic treatment of COPD which includes both medical care coupled with wellness. This will help you in accepting changes in your lifestyle with a positive mindset and an effective mindset.
Some other preventive measures include: