This is a question that we often get asked, even on occasion by those who have actually been diagnosed with the condition.
This video gives a very thorough and easy to understand explanation on what this condition is and how it affects those who are suffering with it.
Unfortunately, as this condition is most commonly caused by having been a smoker, the symptoms are often mistaken as a smokers cough.
There is currently no known cure for the condition however the earlier the diagnosis the earlier treatment can begin to help slow down the progress and treat the symptoms.
Alongside regular visits to your doctor or respiratory specialist, additional treatment can be undertaken to help improve the symptoms, boost your immune system and help improve your breathing.
Salt Therapy can help by reducing inflammation in the airways, killing bacteria and helping to expel excess mucus from the airways. It is a completely natural and drug-free treatment that can help improve the symptoms of a variety of respiratory conditions.
Here at the Inverness Salt Therapy Centre we also offer the first session free of charge for all new customers, all you have to do is call us 01463 417956 or by clicking the 'Book Online' tab on our website