Home > Medical > COPD > FAQs Updated 17 September 2015 Is COPD irreversible? Some of the damage may be irreversible. 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 Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Comments have been closed for this article. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... Other news Partner Content The lighter side of dinner Parenting What is causing my baby's colic and what can I do? Parenting Should babies be given antibiotics in their first year? Medical Dagga may provide more pain relief for men Partner Content Craving peri-peri chicken? Try this easy hack you can make at home News US firefighter feels 'normal' year after face transplant From our sponsors Otrivin Menthol relieves sinus congestion Innovative hearing aids can now interact online Second Healthcare Innovation Summit set for Johannesburg Salomon introduces Speedcross 4 Live healthier Nutrition crisis! » Good nutrition on the job will give you the edge Nutrition labels on food encourage healthy choices Nutrition may be as big a challenge today as HIV/Aids was 15 years ago Many people in a large number of low and middle income countries now experience a 'double burden' of malnutrition. E-cigarettes less risky? » E-cigarettes not an acceptable alternative to most smokers UK health officials endorse e-cigarettes E-cigarettes less of a cancer risk than regular smokes A study indicates that smokers who switch to e-cigarettes reduce their exposure to cancer-causing chemicals.