Clearing mucus using PEP (flutter) valves

Phlegm has a tendency to get stuck deep in the lungs and despite all your best efforts, you may not be able to cough every last bit out. People living with cystic fibrosis and bronchiectasis produce more mucus than most and removing this is crucial to staying healthy. An overview of airway clearance can be […]

How to effectively clear mucus from your lungs

Airway clearance is really important in cystic fibrosis and other forms of bronchiectasis. By dedicating time to regularly removing mucus or sputum from your chest, you give yourself every chance to be the best version of yourself. Let’s look closer at the why and how. Think of the lungs as an inverted oak tree. The […]