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How to Stay Active With a Lung Condition

This video from the British Lung Foundation emphasizes the importance of keeping active if you have a chronic lung condition. MORE: Find out about the diagnostic tools needed for pulmonary fibrosis Pulmonary rehabilitation is recommended for most people who suffer from severe lung diseases such as pulmonary fibrosis.

3 Tips for Setting Intentional New Year’s Resolutions

For patients living with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) or any chronic lung disease, it’s known that an acute exacerbation, illness or fluke decrease in lung function could drastically change their ability to breathe. Since this can and does happen for unknown reasons, there is often this sense of “living everyday…

6 Resources to Help Patients Navigate Their Diagnosis

There’s a lot of literature out there that highlights strategies and tips for coping with a life-threatening illness diagnosis. The challenge is that most of this literature is written based on various theories from professionals including psychologists, chronic-illness specialists and doctors. This literature is very rarely written from a patient’s…

Pulmonary Fibrosis News: A Look Back at 2017

With the holiday season in full swing, it’s the perfect opportunity to take a look back at 2017. It’s been a year full of ups and downs, and while there were definitely quite a few low moments, there were certainly quite a few highs. To celebrate the year that was,…

5 Tips for Handling Multiple Medical Appointments

For patients with a chronic illness, such as idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), there’s no shortage of medical appointments to schedule, attend and follow-up on. While the number of appointments is to be expected, it doesn’t mean that dealing with them is easy to handle. Even the most seasoned chronic illness…

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