Gas Exchange in Lungs

The picture on the left shows the tiny air sacs or Alveoli in a healthy lung and how the Oxygen and Carbon Dioxide are exchanged with the bloodstream. The dark gray circle around the "Air" is scar tissue that develops in people with Pulmonary Fibrosis and prevents or slows this exchange of gases. The picture … Continue reading Gas Exchange in Lungs

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Health Status Update

It’s been awhile since I last made a post about my Hiking Fundraiser, my health and my restrictions with this incurable lung disease called Pulmonary Fibrosis.  I’ve had to cancel my last 2 mountain hikes due to my oxygen saturation getting into the low 80’s% and I can’t even do a 22 km from St. … Continue reading Health Status Update

September is Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month

September is our special month to really promote Pulmonary Fibrosis by  awareness and educate people about this terrible lung disease. “This September, I'm asking you join me to fight for people everywhere who live with pulmonary fibrosis. PF is a devastating lung disease that causes scarring in the lungs. There is no cure for PF. … Continue reading September is Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month