NATURAL TREATMENT OF COPD
Natural treatment of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
NATURAL MEDICINE FOF COPD
What is COPD?
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a chronic and irreversible condition of the respiratory system in which the bronchus becomes obstructed and normal breathing is impaired, preventing the flow of air into the respiratory tract.
The main cause of this disease is tobacco smoke, which affects active and passive smokers.
Always consult your doctor before taking any drugs or nutritional supplements.
WHAT TO DO IN CASE OF COPD?
Quit smoking and breathe clean air
Perform physical exercise
Physical exercise is important for strengthening the muscles of the heart and body, increases resistance and prevents osteoporosis. Combat discouragement and bad mood.
It should always be performed under the prescription of a doctor, who will guide you the type of exercise and intensity that best suits you.
We recommend the guidance of a physiotherapist to optimize the physical exercise plan and improve motivation.
There are associations that organize group outings for patients with COPD.
Eat a balanced diet and maintain a healthy weight
Drink water throughout the day
Hydration is essential to keep the body hydrated and in perfect health. Do not drink large amounts of water to avoid feeling hungry, as COPD often courses with inappetence or lack of appetite.
Pulmonary rehabilitation is an individualized treatment program performed by a physiotherapist. It consists of breathing techniques to increase the quality of life.
Support Groups and Psychotherapy
This illness can arise feelings of impotence, anger, fear, sadness, etc. Sharing the experience with the therapist or support groups can help improve your mood and address these emotions.
More information on COPD characteristics, remedies and diet in the listing above.
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This material is for informational purposes only. In case of doubt, consult the doctor.