If you have bronchitis, there are many steps you can take to manage symptoms and care for yourself.

1. Preventative Care

To manage chronic bronchitis or reduce the risk of acute bronchitis, it is important to see your doctor regularly and take all medications as prescribed. You should also speak with your doctor about getting an annual flu shot and pneumonia vaccine. If you have chronic bronchitis, you may benefit from pulmonary rehabilitation. Pulmonary rehabilitation is a program that helps to improve the well-being of people who have chronic breathing problems by teaching them techniques that improve breathing ability.