There are meds out there that are fairly new, like within the past few years that are ihaled through a nebulizer. One is called Pulmozyme, which thins out the mucus in the lungs and casues less infection, and another is called TOBI, which can improve lung function. Ask about these meds. I am 37 1/2 and still fighting. My friends mom is 58 and she is still fighting, never give up hope, pray, and keep the faith.