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10 Things You Didn't Know About Cystic Fibrosis

10 Things You Didn't Know About Cystic Fibrosis

10 Things You Didn't Know About Cystic Fibrosis

Cystic Fibrosis (CF) is a genetic disease, which causes mucus in the body to become thick and sticky. This occurrence can cause various complications with certain organs within the human body. Specifically, the lungs and pancreas are most affected, but it is also known to affect the liver, kidneys, and intestines. Symptoms of CF can include but are not limited to difficulty breathing and chronic lung Infections (lung disease). There is not as of yet any known cure for CF, although the symptoms and complications caused by the disease can be treated. There are many progressing clinical trials performed by scientists, and doctors attempting to combat the disease.