COPD isn’t reversible, but there are treatment options that help lung function

COPD, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, affects an estimated 30 million people every year in the United States. More than 80 percent of the time the cause is cigarette smoking. COPD is actually an umbrella term used to describe multiple progressive lung diseases, including emphysema, chronic bronchitis, refractory (non-reversible) asthma, and some forms of bronchiectasis, […]