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Straight from the Lungs helps to share real stories from real people affected by Cystic Fibrosis.

Straight from the Lungs helps to share real stories from real people affected by Cystic Fibrosis.
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United Kingdom

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Straight from the Lungs helps to share real stories from real people affected by Cystic Fibrosis.

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English


Episodes

Extra Breaths 08 - Married

5/2/2019
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These are Extra Breaths, coming to you Straight from the Lungs of Veronika and Kenny. In Episode 8 of Straight from the Lungs, Veronika told the story of catcalling a boy named Kenny on a beach and marrying him 3 months later. Here’s more from them. Transcript coming soon. Stay in touch by heading over to our website and following the show on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Duration:00:04:44

Extra Breaths 08 - Better than Flowers

5/2/2019
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These are Extra Breaths, coming to you Straight from the Lungs of Katie. In Episode 08 of Straight from the Lungs, Katie spoke about her boyfriend Michael and how he helps manage her Cystic Fibrosis. Here’s more from her. Transcript coming soon. Stay in touch by heading over to our website and following the show on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Duration:00:02:22

Episode 08 - Love

4/30/2019
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When you find the person you want to spend the rest of your life with, how do you tell them you have something as big as Cystic Fibrosis? It’s tricky enough sometimes for people that have CF to cope with everything – how is someone else going to react when they’re suddenly plunged into this scary new world? Transcript coming soon. Stay in touch by heading over to our website and following the show on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Presented and produced by William...

Duration:00:28:04

Extra Breaths 07 - Lung Function

4/25/2019
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These are Extra Breaths, coming to you Straight from the Lungs of Fiona. In Episode 07 of Straight from the Lungs, Fiona spoke about the lung function test and how it can be used to determine the wellbeing of someone with Cystic Fibrosis. Here’s more from her. Transcript coming soon. Stay in touch by heading over to our website and following the show on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Duration:00:04:19

Extra Breaths 07 - 1% Everyday

4/25/2019
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These are Extra Breaths, coming to you Straight from the Lungs of George. In Episode 07 of Straight from the Lungs, George spoke about how an emergency hospital visit several years ago made him rethink his entire approach to Cystic Fibrosis. Here’s more from him. Transcript coming soon. Stay in touch by heading over to our website and following the show on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Duration:00:07:56

Extra Breaths 07 - My First Hospital Stay

4/25/2019
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These are Extra Breaths, coming to you Straight from the Lungs of me, William Marler. In Episode 07 of Straight from the Lungs, We spoke about how people with Cystic Fibrosis sometimes need to go into hospital for a couple of weeks to have IV antibiotics. I'm 24 and I've been in hospital 9 times, but I still remember my first every hospital stay 12 years ago. Transcript coming soon. Stay in touch by heading over to our website and following the show on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Duration:00:08:18

Extra Breaths 07 - Hospital Stays

4/25/2019
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These are Extra Breaths, coming to you Straight from the Lungs of Dr Jayesh Bhatt. In Episode 07 of Straight from the Lungs, Dr Bhatt spoke about how a 2-week hospital stay is often necessary for people with Cystic Fibrosis Here’s more from him. Transcript coming soon. Stay in touch by heading over to our website and following the show on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Duration:00:05:28

Episode 07 - Hospital

4/23/2019
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Hospital can feel like a second home for some people with Cystic Fibrosis. We have regular check-ups that last a couple of hours, and if we’re ill it can mean staying in hospital for a couple of weeks. We have many CF teams here in the UK, each with their own specialist staff. Transcript coming soon. Stay in touch by heading over to our website and following the show on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Presented and produced by William Marler. Recorded at Birmingham City...

Duration:00:35:37

Extra Breaths 06 - Animation

4/18/2019
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These are Extra Breaths, coming to you Straight from the Lungs of Ravi and me, William Marler. In Episode 06 of Straight from the Lungs, we heard about the different jobs that people with Cystic Fibrosis have and how they manage their CF at work. I’m an animator and I’ve had the opportunity to work on some really exciting projects over the years. In Episode 06, Ravi spoke about inviting me to help create the opening sequence to the 2016 BRIT Awards. Here’s more from us. Transcript coming...

Duration:00:11:43

Extra Breaths 06 - Acting

4/18/2019
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These are Extra Breaths coming to you Straight from the Lungs of Katie. In episode 6 of Straight from the Lungs, Katie spoke about her passion for acting and how her experiences with cystic fibrosis have shaped her approach to it. Here’s more from her. Transcript coming soon. Stay in touch by heading over to our website and following the show on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Duration:00:03:19

Extra Breaths 06 - Personal Training

4/18/2019
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These are Extra Breaths, coming to you Straight from the Lungs of George. In Episode 06 of Straight from the Lungs, we heard about how some people with Cystic Fibrosis have been able to find a career they’re very excited about. George’s passion for fitness led him to become a personal trainer. Transcript coming soon. Stay in touch by heading over to our website and following the show on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Duration:00:03:35

Extra Breaths 06 - PIP

4/18/2019
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These are Extra Breaths coming to you Straight from the Lungs of Ang. In episode 6 of Straight from the Lungs, Ange spoke about Personal Independence Payment and how it can provide financial support to someone with Cystic Fibrosis in the UK. Here’s more from her. Find out more about applying for PIP on the official website. Transcript coming soon. Stay in touch by heading over to our website and following the show on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Duration:00:07:17

Extra Breaths 06 - PIP in Court

4/18/2019
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These are Extra Breaths coming to you Straight from the Lungs of Kate. In episode 6 of Straight from the Lungs, I spoke about my difficult experience applying for Personal Independence Payment. As stressful as it was, I’m very fortunate that I didn’t need to take it to court. Kate however, wasn’t so lucky. Transcript coming soon. Stay in touch by heading over to our website and following the show on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Duration:00:05:40

Episode 06 - Work

4/16/2019
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Cystic Fibrosis is no longer considered a childhood illness. A huge step on the journey to adulthood is getting a job, and it’s a step that the majority of people with CF will be able to take. This is a big change from school or university though because everything you do now impacts not just yourself, but your colleagues, and the boss. Transcript coming soon. Stay in touch by heading over to our website and following the show on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Presented and...

Duration:00:32:12

Extra Breaths 05 - The Music of Straight from the Lungs

4/11/2019
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These are Extra Breaths, coming to you Straight from the Lungs of me, William Marler, and I'm joined in the studio by Ben Weatherill. We sit down and talk about how Ben composed the music of Straight from the Lungs and the huge impact it has on the show. Transcript coming soon. Stay in touch by heading over to our website and following the show on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Duration:00:37:01

Extra Breaths 05 - Preparing for University

4/11/2019
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These are Extra Breaths, coming to you Straight from the Lungs of my mum and dad, Liz and Jerry. In Episode 05 of Straight from the Lungs, Mum and Dad spoke about the various ways they helped me prepare for leaving home and going to University. Here’s more from them. Transcript coming soon. Stay in touch by heading over to our website and following the show on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Duration:00:04:20

Extra Breaths 05 - DSA

4/11/2019
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These are Extra Breaths, coming to you Straight from the Lungs of Ange. In Episode 05 of Straight from the Lungs, Ange spoke about how, in the UK, university students with Cystic Fibrosis can be supported on their journey by the Disabled Students’ Allowance. Here’s more from her. Find out more about applying for DSA on the official website. Transcript coming soon. Stay in touch by heading over to our website and following the show on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Duration:00:04:39

Episode 05 - University

4/9/2019
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For a lot of people, going to university or college is a right of passage to finally understand your purpose in life. It’s also the chance to meet lifelong friends and make some amazing memories. But leaving home and taking on a Cystic Fibrosis lifestyle all on your own can be very scary. When you get to university though, you’ll often realise that you’re less alone than ever. Transcript coming soon. Stay in touch by heading over to our website and following the show on Facebook,...

Duration:00:33:13

Extra Breaths 04 - My School

10/4/2018
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These are Extra Breaths, coming to you Straight from the Lungs of Helen Mitchell. In episode 4 of Straight from the Lungs, Helen spoke about the various ways she helped me handle my Cystic Fibrosis at secondary school. Here’s more from her. Trasncript coming soon. Stay in touch by heading over to our website and following the show on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Duration:00:07:28

Episode 04 - School

10/2/2018
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Warning: Contains mild language. When a baby is diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis, it’s inevitable that over the years, routines will develop which the parents will eventually know inside out. It’s not long though till they have to go off to school, where for part of the day, the parents aren’t the ones caring for them. That journey can be a difficult one for a CF parent, but they most likely will be in very safe hands. Transcript coming soon. Stay in touch by heading over to our...

Duration:00:28:48