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Are there any alternative therapies available for cystic fibrosis?

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Dr. William Walsh
Addiction Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Why?

Many of the therapies for CF (chest percussion, inhaled saline, good nutrition) are "natural" (whatever that means in a modern society), but why on earth would you want to avoid the best treatment possible.
CF is a disease with established, effective means for reducing suffering and improving quality of life (and length of life as well). Skipping modern medicine here is a mistake.

In brief: Why?

Many of the therapies for CF (chest percussion, inhaled saline, good nutrition) are "natural" (whatever that means in a modern society), but why on earth would you want to avoid the best treatment possible.
CF is a disease with established, effective means for reducing suffering and improving quality of life (and length of life as well). Skipping modern medicine here is a mistake.
Dr. William Walsh
Dr. William Walsh
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Dr. HARRY OPSIMOS
Pediatrics - Pulmonology
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

Maintaining good airway clearance and lung hygiene is key in cf.
Treatment of lung infections is vital as well as routine follow-up with a CF center. Maintenance of an appropriate weight is also important. There are no known alternative therapies for cf.

In brief: No

Maintaining good airway clearance and lung hygiene is key in cf.
Treatment of lung infections is vital as well as routine follow-up with a CF center. Maintenance of an appropriate weight is also important. There are no known alternative therapies for cf.
Dr. HARRY OPSIMOS
Dr. HARRY OPSIMOS
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