By learning about the implications of all transplant-related medications and treatments before undergoing a transplant, men with cystic fibrosis can avoid some of the harmful reproductive side effects and improve their ability to have biological children post-transplant.
Listening to my body -- and hearing what it has to say -- is not always what I want to do, but what I need to do.
- Lung transplant can be difficult emotionally and physically. It's impossible to go through the process alone.
- People who are going through the process need many kinds of support from friends and family.
Want to know why getting a flu shot is so important? I ignored my early flu symptoms, which ended up spoiling the holidays and leading to an exacerbation.
Before my double lung transplant, I experienced major body aches and poor posture due to my cystic fibrosis. Here are some of the ways I found to help combat this and ease some of my pain.
As a hospital administrator, I try to apply what I've learned from receiving care as a person with CF to provide better health care for my patients.
Life with cystic fibrosis is complicated, but there are ways to make things run a bit more smoothly. Here are some of my favorite ways to stay organized with CF.
Going on a camping trip is a great way to relax and unplug from the daily grind, but when you have cystic fibrosis, unplugging requires some planning and strategy.