5 Main Factors for Living Well with Pulmonary Fibrosis

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Pulmonary fibrosis is a disease that affects the respiratory system by thickening and stiffening lung tissue, which ends up as scar tissue.  In cases when physicians are unable to identify the root cause of the disease, it is called idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.

Did you know that pulmonary fibrosis can be difficult to diagnose and treat? 

In this Pulmonary Wellness and Rehabilitation Center video, Dr. Noah Greenspan takes us through what he considers the five main factors for living well with pulmonary fibrosis.  He concentrates on the importance of having the right medical team, exercise and activity, diet and nutrition, stress and anxiety management, and prevention of infections.

Study finds that exercise is crucial for IPF patients. Read more about it here.

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