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How long do you live after being diagnosed with copd?

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Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Care for Lungs well

With COPD if you prevent further damage you can prevent progression of disease.
Take n-acetyl cysteine daily gives extra energy to mitochondria and acts as a mucolytic too.

In brief: Care for Lungs well

With COPD if you prevent further damage you can prevent progression of disease.
Take n-acetyl cysteine daily gives extra energy to mitochondria and acts as a mucolytic too.
Dr. Vasu Brown
Dr. Vasu Brown
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Dr. Aaron Milstone
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology

In brief: Difficult

Determining prognosis in COPD is very difficult.
One published prognosis guide is a calculation called the bode index - it uses body weight, lung function, exercise capacity and a dyspnea score to estimate prognsosis. It is available obline.

In brief: Difficult

Determining prognosis in COPD is very difficult.
One published prognosis guide is a calculation called the bode index - it uses body weight, lung function, exercise capacity and a dyspnea score to estimate prognsosis. It is available obline.
Dr. Aaron Milstone
Dr. Aaron Milstone
Thank
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