American Lung Association News - What It's Like To Live With Pulmonary Fibrosis

Health and Fitness

September 19, 2023

“I couldn’t walk from my house to the garage without taking a break.”

Living with pulmonary fibrosis (PF) is not easy, but you are not alone. After being diagnosed with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) in 2008, Randy shares his tips on what he’s learned and how to live your best life with this rare lung disease.

Living with PF

What You Should Know About Pulmonary Fibrosis

There are more than 200 different types of pulmonary fibrosis and in most cases, there's no known cause. September is Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month, and we want to highlight the top 7 things you should know.

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Offering Support To Those Affected

A diagnosis of pulmonary fibrosis can be overwhelming. Whether you or a loved one are newly diagnosed or currently living with pulmonary fibrosis, we have resources to support you. Our pulmonary fibrosis resources make it easy to download videos and learn about treatment options.

For even more connection and support, join the Patient & Caregiver Network and get access to online support communities.

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