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Pulmonary Hypertension

Pulmonary hypertension is a condition where blood pressure is high and affects not only the arteries in the lungs but also the heart, precisely the right side of the heart. High blood pressure causes an increase in the force of…

Pulmonary Hypertension

Two words I have grown to hate, pulmonary hypertension because it took my favorite grandmother from me too soon. She was only 65 years old, and my favorite person in the whole world. My mother had died when I was…

Pulmonary Hypertension

Pulmonary hypertension takes different forms and they are all serious. The good news is treatments exist for all known forms. You and your physician, once the diagnosis is confirmed, will formulate a treatment plan involving medications, diet and more. The…

Pulmonary Hypertension

Not all diagnosis carry with them the good news, and after researching what pulmonary hypertension was, the doctor might as well have told me the world was ending. That’s what it felt like anyways because the research led me to…

Pulmonary Hypertension

Pulmonary hypertension is not a condition that can be “caught early” due to its ability not to be detected quickly. Ensuring your primary physician is aware of your personal and family’s medical history, as well as any abnormal symptoms, will…