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 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 Diet and nutrition Chicken is 100% safe to eat, says KFC Medical schemes Why choosing cheaper medical cover can cost you in the long run Lifestyle Risks vs. benefits of e-cigarettes unclear to consumers News KwaMhlanga is not a 'horror hospital' Medical Few people know they're heading for diabetes Sex Beware of STD dating sites From our sponsors Soothe your family’s coughs and colds Why hydration is important while exercising Taking charge of your health Man, take care of your health! Live healthier Up for grabs » Win with NuSeed Win with MySmartkid Win a Canderel hamper Win a LED 3D smart TV Stand a chance of winning a Samsung UA55H8000 Smart 55 inch Curved LED TV valued at R20 000 from Save Hyper! Medical marijuana » 'I used cannabis oil to cure my cancer' Could your doctor could be high? Dagga in medicine? Medicinal dagga: the dangers can't be ignored There is not sufficient evidence to support the potential medicinal benefit from cannabis use cautions an academic from Stellenbosch University.