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People with bronchiectasis usually need to clear their sputum (mucus) every day
Learn the Active Cycle of Breathing technique to help clear sputum:-
(click the blue tab ‘clear clearance’)
Another very good video explaining the technique:
Interstitial lung disease is a general term meaning that there is swelling (inflammation) or scarring (fibrosis) of the lung tissue surrounding and supporting the alveoli air sacs and the bronchial airways. The term pulmonary or lung fibrosis is used when there is scarring and not just swelling.
Recent diagnosis of Lung Fibrosis / ILD – general advice video (ImpACT+)
We have only posted links to the most common respiratory conditions. However there is information about more respiratory disease on the British Lung Foundation Website – click the link below and look at the Lung Conditions panel – make sure you click on ‘show all’ to view all diseases: