What is the disease?
Chronic obstructive lung disease (COPD, COPD) is a serious lung disease, due to the high level of breath, a person can no longer carry out simple home tasks. According to the latest Chronic Obstructive Obstructive Obstructive Disease (COPD), COPD is the fourth cause of death in the world, and in Lithuania this is the fifth. The disease is not curable, but it can slow down its movement by changing lifestyles and taking medication on a regular basis. Unfortunately, in Lithuania, even 9 out of 10 patients are not being improved.
Mr Bronislovas is not one of those. Movement, seasonal relaxation by the sea, a positive attitude and regular use of medicines has slowed the sequence of the disease, and now it is easier to talk about the disease.
"I was not able to go on bed"
Ukmergiškis is walking for life. It's about killing every day and 6 km – and moving, and saving money. However, after taking serious lung disease, the ukmergic path is really shortened.
"The disease went slowly. I've been, I'm moving a kilometer and I can start to disappear. After just 500m I could walk until I can not go on the bed. During the night – I had to bed at night. She hurts her, my neck hurts, so I can not breathe – I emphasize my chest, so that at least one minute breathing "- remember B. Causes like aggravating disease.
The self-aggravated disease was reported in advance – there was a gargoyle in the neck, as Mr Bronislovas said, "the cock began to sing in the throat." During the month, the worsening was strengthened so that no-one could lift his arm without giving it up. The most commonly used treatment was in hospital.
After maintaining an active way of living and using drugs
B.Kasel's life was observed by the weather – the man was working in a meteorological station for most of his life. Health never complained, but it was not uncommon for them to go to the field during the winter, when measurements had to be performed in seconds with accuracy.
Smoking is a major risk factor for COPD, with smoking affecting up to 8 out of 10 COPD patients.
"Now I'm 16 years old to 100. I have more of these diseases, a lot of sugar, but I'd like to have a meal of sweet food Relaxing with diabetes and good. The lungs know if it's good, or what, "Bronislovas considers.
It is not banned for a live lifestyle – walking and recreation by the sea during the summer, and using medicines.
"Regardless of the weather, I'll go to the forest for 9 hours and I'll go there and lie down until the night. The seashore passes, and improves & Immediately dramatic, – says Ukermansky about the benefits of the sea, and suggests to others with COPD: – More walking, more work and sleeping. And plans are under way, though they say no All retirees can plan, just three days onwards, as God comes stool Let's get rid of the laugh, "- smiles Mr. Bronislovas.
Creepy disease at risk of every third smoker
Usually, COPD is diagnosed in 40 years. and older patients. Most are men or women with long experience in intense smoking. Smoking is a major risk factor for COPD, with smoking affecting 8 out of 10 COPD patients (WHO data for 2017). People who spend a lot of time in the air and breathing in the air are also at risk of having this serious illness.
Picture of a Work Press. The father smokes when watching the baby
Vul Santaros Clinic, Pulmonologist Elena Jurevičienė, said COPD is a maladaptive disease. For a long time, the symptoms do not appear, the patient can only suffer from mild cough, often seen as a result of smoking. During sequencing, its symptoms such as breath shortages are often attributed to other diseases, usually a heart attack. In addition, the main risk factor for both diseases – smoking – coincides.
"If a person is a smoker and is over 40, it should be screened for COPD. As soon as we begin to treat this disease, the more likely it will move on or slow down.
It's really important to talk to patients about smoking, because if patients do not smoke, unfortunately, the effect of drugs is weaker and the increase of the disease is more obvious, "said the pulmonologist.
What is the procedure?
COPD affects irresponsible to the lungs and disrupts its function, which makes it easier to prevent and treat the disease. The main preventative measure is to give up smoking.
"The disease has previously determined, the better quality that can be provided to the patient. First of all, you should give up the best to smoke and start a regular treatment. Then & The patient has had a good quality of life for a long time, "said E. Jurevičienė.
The patient's treatment is medicinal and non-medicinal, which is also very important to effectively control the disease. The following factors are important factors for reducing the symptoms of disease and reducing the risk of aggravating:
- Smoking cessation and / or reducing internal and external pollution;
- Regular use of medication;
- Physical activity;
- Balanced diet;
- Positive attitude.
Medication should be regular, it helps to reduce the risk of aggravating diseases and slowing down the disease's progression. Since October The Ministry of Health is 100% A new generation of medications for COPD treatment has also included in the repayment list. The Pulmonologist hopes that drugs are now more affordable for patients and more effective for treatment, so more COPD patients will be treated and they will have the opportunity to live well.