Basics of Lung Care

Although cystic fibrosis (CF) affects many parts of the body, for most people with CF it’s the lung disease that causes the most problems. Sometimes it’s hard to give our lungs a lot of love, especially when they may seem more like mucus makers than the body’s essential gear for breathing.

But with the right kind of attention from you — and the help of medications and your CF care team — your lungs can do the vital work they were meant to do. Giving you the facts, tips and resources to make that happen is what this guide to lung care is all about.

Click on any of the “basics” below to get more in-depth information.

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Thank you to Jonathan Rosen, M.D. from the Albany Medical College, NY CF Care Center for writing this section.