Cystic Fibrosis

A disorder that effects the lungs and digestive system

Causes /prevention

A defect in the genes where salt is not regulated in and out of the cell. Symptoms include cough , breathing problems , and pain the the abdomen. This disease can not be prevented.

Symptoms

Symptoms include cough , breathing problems , and pain the the abdomen.

Prevention

This disease can not be prevented because it it a genetic mutation.

Detection/ Treatment

This disease is detected by a simple blood test. The treatment for this disease is through medications and in some cases a chest wall oscillation. There is no known cure.

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