Pulmonary fibrosis can be a mild, severe or even life-threatening disease. If the disease progresses the lung tissues eventually thicken and become stiff, leading to breathlessness and difficulty breathing.
The condition may progress to the point where any exertion is impossible and can ultimately lead to death
Who can get Pulmonary Fibrosis?
Pulmonary Fibrosis generally affects people in middle age (usually aged 50+) and it’s more common in men. It is also more common among smokers.
We don't know what causes Pulmonary Fibrosis. But we do know that: