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Cystic Fibrosis: Summertime Tips

Cystic Fibrosis: Summertime Tips

Summertime is full of fun and excitement. Summer often means taking long vacations or taking part in outdoor physical activities, such as biking or hiking. For individuals with cystic fibrosis, exercising is an integral part of most treatment plans. By staying fit, the body is healthier and better able to fight off infection and clear out airways that are blocked by mucus. Unfortunately, individuals with CF have to be extra careful during the summertime to remain healthy and active.