How Does Cystic Fibrosis Affect the Lungs?
Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a genetic condition found in approximately 1 in 2,500 babies. The main areas of the body affected are the stomach, pancreas, liver, and lungs. But how do the lungs work and how does cystic fibrosis affect them?
In this short and easy-to-understand video from Cystic Fibrosis Trust U.K.,lung function is explained. Using simple animation, the video shows how CF interferes with the organs’ normal processes, making breathing very difficult.
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