Any Information about Emphysema Prognosis?

  • 1
Can you give me some information about emphysema prognosis?

1 Answer

These messages are for mutual support and information sharing only. Always consult your doctor before trying anything you read here.
In fact, emphysema is a chronic disease and it is irreversible. Although there is no cure, effective treatments still exist that they can slow the progression of the disease. To have a longer life expectancy with emphysema, you should pay attention to several factors:
  • Smoking If you continue to smoke, the prognosis of the disease will decrease. So quit smoking immediately, otherwise it will do damage to your lungs.
  • Regular exam If you have regular physical exams, your doctor can monitor the progression and give timely treatments. Besides, you should follow the prescription from your doctor.
  • Healthy diet and lifestyle Having a healthy diet and lifestyle can make you stronger.
Key word: emphysema prognosis