- Q How do I know if I am a candidate for lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS)?
- Q How is emphysema treated?
There are several medications that may be able to help treat your emphysema. Bronchodilators and inhaled steroids are often used to help you breathe easier. They work by relaxing your airways and helping to strengthen the muscles that allow you to... Full Answer
- Q Can emphysema be cured?
There is no cure for emphysema, but there are treatment options available. If you're a smoker, you may be able to stop the progression of the disease by quitting. You can also improve your symptoms and avoid complications by taking certain medications.... Full Answer
- Q How do I manage emphysema on a daily basis?
The difficulty of managing emphysema on a daily basis depends on the severity of your condition. If you are diagnosed early enough, you may be able to stop the progression of emphysema before it begins to affect your lifestyle. Of course, for smokers... Full Answer