Learn About Sarcoidosis
Sarcoidosis is a highly variable disease of unknown origin. The hallmark of sarcoidosis is the formation of nodules, or granulomas, in the lungs and other organs.
Sarcoidosis Symptoms and Diagnosis
The symptoms of sarcoidosis are sometimes similar to the flu or other respiratory infection. In other cases, they develop more slowly. This can make getting a diagnosis challenging.
Treating and Managing Sarcoidosis
How your sarcoidosis is treated depends on the severity of your disease and which organs are affected. Some people do not need any treatment, and the disease goes away on its own.
Living With Sarcoidosis
If you've been diagnosed with sarcoidosis, you might feel anxious and unsure about your health or have symptoms that interfere with your daily routine.
Questions to Ask Your Doctor
Sarcoidosis can be tricky to diagnose. Making notes before your doctor's visit, as well as taking along a trusted family member or friend, can help you make the most of your doctor’s appointment.
Advice for Living with Sarcoidosis
Watch how people living with sarcoidosis manage the disease and learn about tools to help improve your quality of life.
Support for Living with Sarcoidosis [VIDEO]
The American Lung Association's Better Breathers Clubs have been connecting individuals living with lung disease for over 40 years.