Cystic Fibrosis in Adults

cystic fibrosis in adults

Cystic Fibrosis in adults is becoming more and more common. Here are some suggestions to live life to its fullest.

Establish a routine.  Having Cystic Fibrosis requires taking medicines before meals and snacks, inhaled drugs, therapy treatments several times a day.  Sometimes fitting all this routine into your life can become a challenge.  Be consistence, it will help you establish a routine and become successful in managing your health.  A schedule can help save time.

Be diligent but flexible if need.  Try to stick with your routine.  Don’t postpone treatments, it can cause setbacks in your health.

Learn to juggle.  CF is a life long commitment , it is not going to go away,  You may experience fatigue.  It is like a full time job to stay healthy and to keep up with the daily demands of CF.  You can do it.  You have to.  It is your life, stay as healthy as you can.

It can be stressful for everyone involved.  Plan your treatment schedule around events.

Dream big, you have come this far.

Exercise.  The next best thing to medicine is exercising.  It helps your body stay strong and your lungs breathe better. [For more information on staying healthy, please visit our Cystic Fibrosis Diet & Exercise page.]

Be strong, be involved with your health, and reach out for support.

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