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Mind-Body in-depth COVID-19 (P.3)

Here we will take a look deeper into the evidience and how we can use mind body techniques during SARS-CoV-2 outbreak and beyond that may help improve a person with Cystic Fibrosis (PWCF) mental health.

COVID-19 Local Support Helplines

Local Authority Community Response Number Carlow County Council 1800 814 300 Cavan County Council 1800 300 404 Clare County Council 1890 252 943 Cork City Council 1800 222 226 Cork County Council 1800 805 819 Donegal County Council 1800 928 982 Dublin City Council 01 222 8555 Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council 01 271 3199 Fingal…
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CF-CATS Research by TLT4CF FREE Training video

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Integrative Considerations during the COVID-19 pandemic (Part 2)

The following document comes from the Center of Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona, USA and is republished with thanks to Professor John Mark and many thanks to the Integrative Medical Center in the University of Arizona, USA.

Integrative Medicine: Information for Cystic Fibrosis and COVID-19 (Part 1)

It is of utmost importance to consult with your healthcare team if you have any symptoms of COVID-19 (refers to the disease, SARS-CoV-2 refers to the virus itself see here), it is also as important during this time to ensure you take all medications prescribed, do your air-way clearance and exercise, get a good nights…
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Information COVID-19

Sources: HSE, Departments of Health, ECDC

Complementary Symptom Management for Cystic Fibrosis (for healthcare professionals)

This booklet summaries the evidence into a systems approach addressing the most commonly affected organs in those with CF and provides some complementary management options which may be effective. The booklet also ventures into CF related diabetes occurring more often and becoming a significant burden within the CF community.

Research into Acupuncture for the Treatment of Cystic Fibrosis in Teenagers and Young Adults

Up to 59% of patients with Cystic Fibrosis (CF) experience significant pain and discomfort that may decrease their quality of life. The research we are conducting at Stanford University School of Medicine and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford, generously funded by the Tracie Lawlor Trust for CF, is investigating whether acupuncture can help teens and…
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Duathlon Results 2015

Results from 2015 Duathlon held in Rosslare click the picture below to enlarge, a big thank you to everyone involved to make the event happen. If you cannot find your number or have an issue please contact Mike on: 087-6602540 or Stephen on: 087-7888994.

Dutch Magic Factory – Sam’s Story –

*Sam’s journey toward CF complementary and integrative medicine is told here in her own words, be sure to check out her blog for more updates and news http://dutchmagicfactory.blogspot.ie/ We at the TLT4CF are grateful for Sam for letting us share her story to inspire other parents to empower themselves with knowledge and work together and…
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