Pulmonary Hypertension

Pulmonary hypertension is hypertension of the lung arteries that leads to narrowing of their lumen. Dyspnea is one of the most prominent symptoms, accompanied by fatigue, chest pressure or even syncope. Signs of right heart failure may also be present as a complication of pulmonary hypertension, which is the case of cor pulmonale.

sleep study last night.. anyone ever had one of these and how accurate are they?

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I have one more question hope this is allowed when I lay down every once in while I get dizzy and go to sit up feel like I am going to pass out. So I make myself sit up then five minutes later I feel fine. Then there’s times I go to stand up and I feel this burning and I mean it’s like my body is on...

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I don't have an appetite. Should I be worried?

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I just started on sildenafil. For those of you on it, do you wear a medical alert bracelet saying no nitroglycerin? It’s on my medical ID on my phone and I’ve told family but is that enough? Is it even necessary? Sorry, in nursing school, they drilled into our brain not to give NTG to anyone on...

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Anyone live in northern Ky that is close to Ohio that knows of a ph specialist? I don’t know if this would qualify as ph specialist it says this place also specializes in other diseases. Any help would be appreciated

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Josh Pflum's Fiance just got diagnosed. They are looking for a good PH Specialist near Cincinnati, Ohio! Ideas?

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ugh, I've been on Adcirca since I was diagnosed in 2012 and five months ago my Dr. added Opsumit. The first few months I felt great but recently I've been horribly tired and have had more trouble breathing. I am anemic and it seems the Opsumit is making my anemia even worse. Waiting to see a new...

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I am TIFFANY and I was diagnosed Wednesday the 25th 2019 by right heart cath. I believe I’m still in denial. I was given this right heart cath but my doctor didn’t give me Iv fluids and took few pressures of my lung. Comes back and tells me I believe it could have been higher but you was dehydrated....

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Has anyone been on a roller coaster after been diagnosed with PAH?

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My heart rate is very low, 50 is that ok? like i always had around 120 and that was my normal and my chest hurts a lot and i am kinda scared like why is it so low? i am 30 years old and it seems too low. im scared to go to sleep ... has anyone else exsperienced this before ???

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