Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation – Bravelets

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Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation

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About the Cause:

Pulmonary fibrosis (PF) describes a condition in which the lung tissue becomes thickened, stiff, and scarred. The medical terminology used to describe this scar tissue is fibrosis. The alveoli (air sacs) and the blood vessels within the lungs are responsible for delivering oxygen to the body, including the brain, heart, and other organs. All of the body’s functions depend upon delivery of a steady supply of oxygen. As lung tissue becomes scarred and thicker, it is more difficult for the lungs to transfer oxygen into the bloodstream. As a result, the brain, heart, and other organs do not get the oxygen they need to function properly. In some cases, doctors can determine the cause of the fibrosis (scarring), but in many cases the cause remains unknown. When there is no known cause for the development of pulmonary fibrosis (and certain radiographic and/or pathologic criteria are met), the disease is called idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis or IPF.

About the Product:

This Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness bracelet features 100% genuine leather and stainless steel. The teal color of the leather proudly shows your support for such an important cause. The “be brave” engraving reminds you to be brave during tough times. Whether you have PF, know someone who does, or just support the cause, wear this Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness  bracelet and be brave.

About the Charity:

The mission of the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) is to help find a cure for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), advocate for the pulmonary fibrosis community, promote disease awareness, and provide a compassionate environment for patients and their families.  For more information, please visit: www.pulmonaryfibrosis.org.

 

10% from the purchase of this Bravelets™ bracelet will be donated to the PFF.