Cystic Fibrosis

By: Brandy Wathen

What is Cystic Fibrosis?

Cystic Fibrosis is a life threatening hereditary disease that causes the body to produce abnormally thick mucus. The abnormally thick mucus builds up in the lungs, digestive tract, and other areas in the body. Cystic Fibrosis is one of the most common chronic diseases in children and young adults.