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COPD Treatment Doctor in Katy, TX

COPD Treatment Doctor in Katy, TX

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a type of progressive lung disease characterized by long-term respiratory symptoms and airflow limitation. Learn more about treatment options for severe COPD available at the Medical Office of Katy. For more information, contact us today or schedule an appointment online. We are conveniently located at 23960 Katy Fwy Ste 320 Katy, TX, 77494.

COPD Treatment Doctor Near Me in Katy, TX
COPD Treatment Doctor Near Me in Katy, TX

Table of Contents:

What causes COPD?
What treatment options are available for COPD?

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a long-term inflammatory lung condition that causes airflow obstruction in the lungs. In this condition, a patient can suffer breathing difficulty, cough, mucus (sputum) production, and wheezing.

What causes COPD?

The majority of persons with COPD are at least 40 years old and have smoked at some point in their lives. The longer you smoke and the more tobacco products you consume, the more likely you are to get COPD.

COPD can be caused by cigar smoke, pipe smoke, and secondhand smoke, in addition to cigarette smoke. If you smoke and have asthma, your chances of developing COPD are even higher.

What treatment options are available for COPD?

The Medical Office of Katy offers the following treatment options for patients with COPD however, the suitable treatment entirely depends on the patient’s condition:

• Oxygen therapy
• Lifestyle changes
• Surgery

For more information, contact us today or schedule an appointment online. We serve patients from Katy TX, Park Row TX, Cinco Ranch TX, Brookshire TX, Pittsville TX and Mission Bend TX.