Doctor’s Orders: Hit the Beach and Go Surfing (Video)

Doctor’s Orders: Hit the Beach and Go Surfing (Video)

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Photo by Sun StarA new treatment is providing hope for some patients who suffer from a debilitating illness, not through drugs or surgery but a trip to the beach.

“I now surf to live,” says Caleb Remington.

The ocean helps him with breathing, something we all take for granted. Remington has cystic fibrosis.

Nearly 30,000 Americans suffer from the disease, which causes thick mucus to build up in the lungs and the digestive track making it difficult to breathe and break down food.

WATCH the video below, or read the story from CBS Early Show

(Photo by Sun Star)

 

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