Marta Ribeiro,  —

Marta graduated from Universidade Fernando Pessoa in Porto with a degree in Communication Sciences and a Masters degree in New Communication Technologies. She has experience in social media, worked with several media channels, and has also worked as a freelance photographer and a graphic artist for almost 10 years.

Articles by Marta Ribeiro

Living with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis: Patient Story Pulmonary fibrosis is a lung disease that causes the scarring of the lungs, resulting in breathing difficulties. The condition can affect anyone, at any age, although the patients most at risk are usually older patients. Unfortunately, up until now there is still no cure for pulmonary fibrosis but there…

What is Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis?

What is idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF)? IPF is a rare lung disease in which tissue deep in your lungs becomes thick and stiff, or scarred, over time. This scarring of the lung tissue causes IPF patients to experience severe difficulties in breathing among other serious symptoms. In this animated…

Beating Pulmonary Fibrosis: Hamish Osborne Story

In this video from schoolofmedicine, meet Hamish S. Osborne and Christine C. Osborne. Mr. Osborne was diagnosed with IPF and had go to through surgery for a double-lung transplant. After that procedure, the couple became parte of the founding supporters of the Program in Lung Healing.

PFF Care Center Network: What You Need to Know

PFF Care Center Network is a group of medical centers which dedicate their work to improving the lives of those living with pulmonary fibrosis. According to the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation, these kinds of centers are expanding and keep growing. Their main purpose is to treat patients with fibrotic lung…

Respiratory Muscle Exercises for Pulmonary Fibrosis

Having trouble breathing while you suffer from a pulmonary disease such as pulmonary fibrosis, is one of the most common and life-threatning symptoms. There are several treatments to help ease these symptoms, such as medication, oxygen therapy and pulmonary rehabilitation. Breathing exercises can be of an extreme help because…

Pulmonary Rehabilitation: What You Should Know Pulmonary rehabilitation is a program which helps patients with lung diseases – such as pulmonary fibrosis or COPD – to control their breathing and improve their oxygen intake with classes and exercises. In this video, shared by Nucleus Medical Media, learn more about…

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