Pulmonary fibrosis (PF) is a respiratory disease that causes the lung tissue to become thick and stiff. Over time, it turns into scar tissue which is known as fibrosis. Because of the disease, the lungs lose their ability to properly function making it hard to transport oxygen into the bloodstream and causing several symptoms.
Here are some things you should know about pulmonary fibrosis prevention:
There are currently no established methods to prevent pulmonary fibrosis, particularly because in most cases the cause of the disease cannot be identified. The best way to prevent pulmonary fibrosis is to avoid potential risks and to undergo regular medical examinations.