What can you do to reduce risk of getting bronchitis?
*Insist that others do not smoke in your home.
*Stay away from or try to reduce your time around things that irritate
your airway (nose, throat, and lungs). *Irritants can include dust,
mold, pet dander, air pollution, smoke, and cleaners.
*If you catch a cold, get plenty of rest.
*Take your medicine exactly the way your doctor tells you.
Eat a healthy diet.
*Wash your hands often. Use soap and water. If you are not able to use
soap and water, use a hand sanitizer that contains alcohol.
*Make sure you are up-to-date on the flu and pneumonia vaccines.