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Supplemental Oxygen

Oxygen Therapy could benefit a person with PF by reducing  breathlessness and fatigue, and provide an active lifestyle when using oxygen. With permission from their doctors, they can jog, work out, and play sports while using oxygen. (PFF oxygen therapy)

A symptom of Pulmonary Fibrosis is shortness of breath.  Overtime, the shortness of breath could worsen and a person might need to use Oxygen. 

Sometimes a doctor will use a six minute walk to determine if a person needs to be on supplemental oxygen. This American Lung Association link describes the six minute walk.

This American Lung Association link describes Oxygen Therapy.

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