Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a genetic disease that affects approximately 1 in 3,000 people. Though CF is currently incurable, there are plenty of treatments and therapies to help patients ease their symptoms and improve their quality of life. According to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, treatments vary but nearly all encompass the following:
1. A treatment plan
Treatment plans encompass all of the separate therapies a patient with cystic fibrosis will undergo to feel better and live a happy life. Included in the plan are visits to specialized doctors and clinics, medications, airway clearance techniques, exercises, and a healthy food diet.