Everything was in their favor, the biggest factor was if he was in the hospital she may not be allowed to see him if in icu.
From a lifestyle point of view, cystic fibrosis isn’t much different from progressive, terminal conditions, such as multiple sclerosis.Things start out great as a child with medicine to keep trouble at bay.This thick, sticky mucus clogs passages in many of the body's organs and infection sets in.The two organs most affected are the lungs and pancreas, where the thick mucus causes breathing and digestive problems.Now it’s mine after the wait, so I’m going to use it here and re-purpose it for an online magazine soon.
It’s more of an essay than an article like I usually write, so I hope you enjoy it just the same, despite many “givens” about CF that we already know as a collective group of readers. “You’re over thirty and haven’t had a lung transplant yet,” he says with a big grin of approval of my condition.
In a person who does not have CF, the epithelial cells produce a thin, watery mucus that acts like a lubricant and helps protect the body's tissues.
In someone with CF, however, the thicker mucus doesn't move as easily.
Some even enjoy a blissful unawareness of the disease due to a mild mutation of the gene that causes it.
hi, my name is paula and my heart goes out to you I have a Fiancee' who is 47 and has CF, so I know exactly how you feel, and we have days that seam like things are going down hill latley and all have to talk to about it is his mom, she lost her first child at the age of 9 but I wish their was a support group for spouses.
The thicker mucus has trouble moving out of the lungs, so bacteria can remain and cause infections.