'I felt like I was flying': Woman who was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis at 29 is filmed taking her first breath after a life-saving lung transplant



Growing up, she always thought she just suffered from bad asthma.
At the age of 29, Jennifer Jones was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis, a genetic disorder with a life expectancy rate of 37 that is normally identified in infancy.  
In October, the now 40-year-old at the underwent a lung transplant at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, the disease had reduced her lung function to 10 percent.
Her fiancé Robert Ronnenberg, 38, recorded the breathtaking moment of her trying out the new lungs after the surgery.
As a child, Jennifer was tested for cystic fibrosis (CF), a progressive disorder... read more

 
13 February 2018 in Health, Views: 114
Source: Daily Mail
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