Your doctor’s office will often ask you to perform a pulmonary lung function test. In another article, we talked about spirometry, the FEV, and the FVC measurements. Sometimes, your pulmonologist [Read More]
Should a pulmonary fibrosis patient be tested for sleep apnea?
Pulmonary fibrosis is a chronic lung disease that makes it difficult for the lungs to function properly. Unfortunately, pulmonary fibrosis can occur alongside other health problems, such as sleep apnea. [Read More]
What to know about the Six-Minute Walk Test
One of the ways that doctors measure the severity of pulmonary fibrosis is by conducting a six-minute walk test (SMWT or 6MWT). We’ll explain what a six-minute walk test is, [Read More]
Teresa Barnes and Dolly Kervitsky
to Join Executive Leadership Team at PF Warriors
PF Warriors is excited to announce the appointments of Teresa Barnes and Dolly Kervitsky to executive leadership positions. Barnes will serve as the prominent face and voice of the organization, [Read More]
Which Doctors Should be on Your Healthcare Team for Pulmonary Fibrosis?
Maybe you spent months going from doctor to doctor, completing test after test, trying to find out what is wrong with your health. Just having a diagnosis can be a [Read More]
10 Gift Ideas for Pulmonary Fibrosis Patients 2022
It’s that time of year again when shopping is a job, not a hobby. Whether you celebrate Hanukkah, Christmas, or another holiday, you may be looking for gift ideas for [Read More]
Pulmonary Fibrosis: a Family Affair
Any disease that affects one person impacts the whole family. As caregiver and PF Warrior member Patti Vick says succinctly, pulmonary fibrosis is a family affair. Patti is right. No [Read More]
PF Warriors Releases Video Series: My Life with Pulmonary Fibrosis
PF Warriors is releasing a new video series, My Life with Pulmonary Fibrosis, during National Family Caregivers’ Month in November 2022. Pulmonary fibrosis (PF) is a rare disease that is [Read More]