Home > Medical > COPD > FAQs 23 February 2011 Is COPD irreversible? Some of the damage may be irreversible. But quitting smoking and getting treatment can greatly improve someone's quality of life and symptoms. 0 Subscribe to the Newsletter » Join us on Facebook » Ask Stop Smoking Expert » Ask CyberDoc » Anti-Tobacco Art Some of the damage may be irreversible. But quitting smoking and getting treatment can greatly improve someone's quality of life and symptoms. (Health24 A - Z of COPD) More in Medical Apart from smoking, what are the other risk factors for COPD? More: COPDFAQs advertisement Get a quote Momentum - save up to 35% on healthcare advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Add your comment Thank you, your comment has been submitted. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... Other news Medical Penis amputation instead of circumcision Medical Public and health workers urged to be on the lookout for people with Ebola symptoms News Fist bumps more hygienic than handshakes Medical Hospitalised woman dies of Ebola after taken to traditional healer Medical Could Ebola hit SA? Medical World Hepatitis Day: Organisations call on SA government to better prevent hepatitis B infection From our sponsors Occlusal disease, a modern day dental problem Breakfast like a King Alzheimer’s disease – incurable but preventable Cancer is a word that strikes fear into the hearts of many. Live healthier Yoga » Exercise time? Yoga mats matter Yoga and sleep What yoga can do for you Yoga is a stress-buster, but it also helps with anxiety, depression, insomnia, back pain and other ills. Allergy alert » Allergy myths Cold or allergy? Children and allergies Allergy facts vs. fiction Some of the greatest allergy myths and misconceptions can actually be damaging to your health.