Cystic Fibrosis and Asthma

Cystic Fibrosis and Asthma

Below are some general descriptions of cystic fibrosis and asthma.

Cystic fibrosis (CF) is an inherited disorder that causes severe damage to the lungs, digestive system and other organs in the body. Cystic fibrosis (CF) involves the production of mucus that is much thicker and more sticky than usual. Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a genetic disorder, which means you get if from your parents at birth. Symptoms of cystic fibrosis vary and can include cough, repeated lung infections, inability to gain weight and fatty stools.

Asthma is a condition in which your airways narrow and swell and may produce extra mucus. Asthma is a long-term disease of the lungs. It causes your airways to get inflamed and narrow, and it makes it hard to breathe. Asthma is a long-term condition affecting children and adults. Symptoms of asthma include difficulty breathing, chest pain, cough and wheezing. The symptoms may sometimes flare up.


based on the above conditions, do you think there is a relationship between asthma and cystic fibrosis? Diagnosis is critical to effective treatment. How do you diagnose the two diseases accurately to ensure there is no mistake during treatment?

Find more information about the disease and write a 2,050-2,250 word paper  in which you cover many aspects of the two diseases including causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and global statistics as per the World Health Organization or other credible organizations/government sources. Use scholarly articles.

Format your paper in APA style.

Use a minimum of 15 sources and at least 5 of them are peer-reviewed journals.



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