Pulmonary fibrosis is a lung condition that causes scaring of the lung tissue which results in difficulties in breathing. In this video, shared by the Royal Society of Medicine, you can watch a lecture by Dr. Sharon Chadwick where she shares some tips on how to manage breathlessness and coughing in pulmonary fibrosis and discusses the various ways of managing breathlessness.
Here are some of the tips that can help you manage breathlessness and improve your daily lifestyle (source: Lecture filmed at ‘Medicine and Me: Living With Pulmonary Fibrosis‘ meeting at the Royal Society of Medicine in London):
2. Breathing control and relaxation techniques
3. Management of anxiety
4. Psychological intervention and emotional support
5. Drugs (benzodiazepines and opioids)
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