There are certain tips that can help if you have been diagnosed with chronic obstructive piulmonary disease. The first is to quit smoking.
Depending on the cause of COPD and the form, treatment can be very different. Scientists have developed an imaging bio-marker that can help.
There are four stages of COPD from mild to severe and as the symptoms worsen the amount of coughing and production of phlegm or mucus increases.
I am sure you have heard about physical rehabilitation but there are many forms of rehabilitation in medicine including pulmonary rehabilitation or, rehab for your lungs.