Expert pulmonologists talk about the ways in which acute exacerbations of COPD can be prevented from returning. Lifestyle changes and medications such as bronchodilators help COPD patients feel better and also help reduce the chances of exacerbations returning. It is vitally important to get the influenza vaccine every year because it will also reduce the chances of exacerbations coming back.
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