23 February 2011

If I have COPD, why should I stop smoking?

COPD will progress more rapidly unless you do stop smoking. Quitting will increase your lung function and could prevent your having to use supplemental oxygen within months.


Quite simply, COPD will progress all the more rapidly unless you do stop smoking. Stopping smoking is the most valuable intervention to prevent an accelerated decline in lung function.

(Health24 A - Z of COPD)


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