What is Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis and How you can Prevent it?

What Causes IPF?

It may be due to infections, environmental exposures or medications. But still most of the time, doctors are unable to find the cause.

  • Existing conditions.
  • Genetic factors.
  • Radiation therapy.
  • Medications.

What are the Symptoms?

It may cause stiffness and scarring in the lungs. Stiffness will get worse over time and breathing will become harder.

Symptoms of IPF:

  • Shortness of breath
  • Weakness
  • Weight Loss
  • Chronic Cough
  • Fatigue
  • Chest Discomfort

How This Disease is Cured?

Currently, there is no complete treatment for this disease. But doctors may treat you to protect lungs and reduce symptoms.

Lifestyle Improvement:

You can prevent this disease and protect your lung by taking some precautions and by improving your lifestyle.

  • Prevent Alchohol
  • Maintain a healthy weight.
  • Eat a healthy and balanced diet
  • Keep oxygen saturation in the optimal range

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Anna Smith

Anna Smith

My name is Anna. Friends call me Annie. I’m a writer by profession and foodie for love. I will share my thoughts on foods their benefits and side effects.