Pulmonary Fibrosis

Pulmonary Fibrosis is a serious, lifelong disease. It causes lung tissues to scar and thicken over time, therefore making it harder to breathe.  The lung damage gradually gets worse over time.  You may experience shortness of breath when you do routine tasks that never seemed tiring before.

Some of the common symptoms are: 

  • shortness of breath
  • dry cough
  • constant tiredness and fatigue
  • shortness of breath
  • Unintended weight loss

Risk factors like smoking or working around dust fumes can make it worse. Lung damage due to pulmonary fibrosis an irreversible condition. However, getting diagnosed and starting treatment on time can help you live a longer and healthy life. Lung disease specialist at Horizon Hospital, Dr Hrushikesh Vaidya is known for successfully treating patients with Pulmonary Fibrosis.