Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is an incurable condition that develops over time because of damage to the lungs. For many patients, this damage is the result of many years of cigarette smoking or exposure to other airborne irritants. Western medicine currently offers no cure, but the condition can generally be well managed with medications, pulmonary rehabilitation, oxygen therapy and surgery.
In addition to the standard treatments for COPD, you may be considering pursuing acupuncture or another holistic treatment to help manage your COPD and its symptoms, or perhaps your doctor has recommended that you try a complementary treatment. ……….