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Is there a cure for restrictive lung disease?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

There is currently no proven cure for restrictive lung disease. The damage to lung tissue usually associated with the condition is typically irreversible. The exact prognosis will depend on your specific diagnosis, however, and if you catch the condition early, it's possible to stop the progression of the condition and manage it effectively.

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