What is Pulmonary Fibrosis? The word "pulmonary" means “lung” and the word "fibrosis" means scar tissue – similar to scars that you may have on your skin from an old injury or surgery. So, in its simplest sense, pulmonary fibrosis (PF) means scarring in the lungs. But, pulmonary fibrosis is more serious than just having a scar in your lung. In PF, the scar tissue builds up in the walls of the air... See More

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Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis or #IPF is seen more frequently in men. Common symptoms are shortness of breath, chronic dry cough and finger clubbing. For more information visit www.soundsofipf.com.

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Over 40,000 people die each year from pulmonary fibrosis. | my step-mother will probably outlive my father - I cannot cope with that thought.....she has never been my favorite person.

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