Life with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

This website will support you to learn more about the disease and connect you with resources to help you and your loved ones

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Have you recently been diagnosed with IPF?

Finding out that you have IPF can be difficult, but there are many things you can do to live life to its fullest

As far as I'm concerned, life doesn't end with this... We still live a good life. We dine out, we travel to hotels, we enjoy life, and we socialize generally. I'd say don't give up, don't give up.

– Patient with IPF

Help us find the content that is right for you

Some days may be tougher than others. Regardless of how you're feeling, we can point you in the direction of help. By telling us how you feel we can tailor our information and resources to your specific needs

Do you ever feel embarrassed about your cough?

Caring for someone with IPF?

Being a caregiver for an IPF patient may be tough, but with the right information and resources, you can learn how to cope

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Continuing your journey

IPF can take an emotional toll as well as its physical effects, although there are many ways to help you cope with your feelings

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IPF patient stories

Sometimes it can help to hear how others have learned to live with IPF. Hear the inspiring stories of people living with the disease including their challenges, triumphs and some of the adjustments they have made.

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Everybody deals differently with an illness. But you need a strong will to fight. This can only come from yourself.

– IPF caregiver