Healthy Living

The Emotional Roller Coaster of Cystic Fibrosis

The challenges of managing CF in adulthood

It should be noted that anxiety and depression have become increasingly more common in adults as times have progressed, and those with cystic fibrosis are part of a larger community of adults who struggle to balance work, family, finances, emotions, and social life together. The difference is that while many adults struggle under these pressures for most of their lives, those with cystic fibrosis must also balance symptoms, treatments, complications, and the knowledge that the disease is always progressively worsening.