What Palliative Treatment Options Are Recommended for Pulmonary Fibrosis?

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Palliative treatment options for people with pulmonary fibrosis are medications, oxygen therapy, physical exercise, efficient breathing techniques, nutritional counseling, and emotional counseling and support, according to Mayo Clinic. While no treatment cures or stops the disease from worsening, palliative care improves patients' quality of life.

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