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8 Tips to Help You Stay Active Through the Holidays

Exercise is crucial for people with pulmonary fibrosis to help slow down the decline of lung function and to maintain overall health, but over the holidays it can be difficult to find the time. With this in mind, we’ve put together a list of tips to help you find time to…

7 Health Benefits of Vitamin D

Vitamin D is often called the “sunshine vitamin,” mostly because we get it naturally when the sun’s UV rays interact with our skin, which triggers the vitamin’s synthesis. The vitamin helps our body’s absorption of calcium to keep our bones strong and encourage healthy cells to grow. Last year, researchers demonstrated the protective effects of vitamin…

Why We Can’t Stop Raising Awareness of IPF

Most people still don’t know what idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is. Unfortunately, raising awareness for a disease is an ongoing process. It’s essential we keep talking about it. Here are some simple facts about idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. In this Irish…

9 Ways to Motivate Yourself to Exercise

Exercising and keeping as fit as possible is encouraged for everyone, but especially for people with pulmonary fibrosis. Regular exercise has been shown to help pulmonary fibrosis patients, and keep stress levels low and improve sleep. Here are nine ways to motivate yourself to get out there and start exercising, based on tips…

Lung Function Tests in a Nutshell

Pulmonary fibrosis is a lung condition that causes scarring of the lung tissue which results in difficulty breathing. Did you know that pulmonary fibrosis can be difficult to diagnose and treat?  In this video by Boehringer Ingelheim Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis,…

9 Superfoods That Might Improve Your Health

With winter just around the corner, it’s time we all started to look after ourselves a little more. Avoiding germs is one thing, but we can also try and boost our immune systems by getting plenty of sleep and eating the right foods. Here are nine foods known for their…

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