During diagnosis of pulmonary fibrosis or interstitial lung disease, your doctor will administer a pulmonary function test (PFT). A pulmonary function test, also called a lung function test, is a [Read More]
Most people with pulmonary fibrosis will require supplemental oxygen, or oxygen therapy, at some point in their lifetime. If your condition is diagnosed very early, you may not require supplemental [Read More]
People living with pulmonary fibrosis are still at risk from the COVID BA5 variant. While Paxlovid is a promising treatment, hear about possible interactions with other medications.
Do those of us with pulmonary fibrosis still need to be concerned about COVID in 2022? COVID-19 B1.5 variant now predominant in North America and Europe and cases are rising, [Read More]
Chronic illnesses like pulmonary fibrosis always seem to bring stress and worry. We face uncertainty about the future, the danger of drug side effects, the emotions we experience, the impact [Read More]
Breathing comes naturally until you are living with chronic lung disease. Unless we practiced meditation or relaxation techniques like yoga or Qi Gong, we have paid very little attention to [Read More]
Hope is what brought Bill Vick and Shelly Mathis together about eight years ago. Hope is what will ensure that their long-term vision for finding a cure for pulmonary fibrosis [Read More]
Being a caregiver for someone with interstitial lung disease is something you don’t understand unless you have lived it. The typical American caregiver is burdened with a role that most [Read More]