Home > Medical > COPD > FAQs Updated 17 September 2014 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.com) More in Medical Apart from smoking, what are the other risk factors for COPD? More: COPDFAQs SPONSORED: Fedhealth What cover is right for you? advertisement Get a quote Fedhealth - What cover is right for you? 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 Parenting Diet tips for pregnant moms – Part II Diet and nutrition Why mushrooms are good for you Medical Depression linked to many heart failure patients' death Medical Can asthma protect men from prostate cancer? Medical Fish oil could mean better brain function in older adults Fitness Smoother control of robotic limbs through mind power From our sponsors Is your baby dehydrated? How to tell. Taking charge of your health Man, take care of your health! Live healthier Too Tired? » 20 signs of burnout Staying active reduces stress 10 ways to have a healthier work day Why you're exhausted Lost your mojo? Here are 5 surprising energy drainers, plus the easy fixes that will help put the pep back in your step! Kick the habit » Cancer doesn't make smokers to quit Non-smokers don't use e-cigs Hookah contains benzene How South Africans quit smoking We asked ex-smokers to share their secrets to successfully quitting smoking. Find out how they managed to kick the habit.