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.

What does everyone take for a really bad sinus infection? I have been on antibiotics for 11 days with Zyrtec and still can't taste, smell or hear out of my right ear.

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I'm hoping I wont need it, but just being prepare. Where are the PH centers in colorado ? Thanks !

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Has anyone had kidney stones? If so, what treatment did you undergo? My Urologist want's me to try and pass them on my own because I am high risk under anesthesia. Ugh!! So miserable right now.

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Let me start by saying my oxygen is still 97/98, normal on my tester. I am not on O2 and i am waiting (forever) for my BIpap machine for hypopnia while sleeping. So i have my first throat cold or allergy since diagnosis. Not sure if my anxiety is playing into this but at times it feels like i am...

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What was your last pulmonary function? I'm at 54%. Somehow I seem to walk just a little further, but I just dNt get that number up.

Elucidation of the various treatment strategies used in PH and PAH subpopulations: CTEPH, CTD-PAH, and POPH. Elucidation of the various treatment strategies used in PH and PAH subpopulations: CTEPH, CTD-PAH, and POPH. TranscriptCharles D. Burger, MD: As the physician is making decisions with the pat...

For those of you that try and maintain a low sodium diet, what is your daily limit? Or meal limit if that’s how you do it.

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If you have had a heart transplant please tell me everything. As you all know I had a cardiac cath today and I am being referred to The Nebraska Medical Center to be evaluated for a heart transplant. My heart is doing worse and my Cardiologist feels I need to be evaluated. My Cardiologist is going t...

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Hey guys, I ended up in the ER with appendicitis on Monday, opted for antibiotics over surgery because of potential complications. I'm curious if any of you have had experience with simple surgery like the appendix and how did it go?

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Mallinckrodt announced that the phase 4 observational registry study evaluating INOmax® gas, for inhalation, in preterm neonates with pulmonary hypertension was stopped early due to "Achievement of the pre-specified primary outcome measure, noninferiority." INOmax gas, for inhalation, is c...

Mallinckrodt announced that the phase 4 observational registry study evaluating INOmax® gas, for inhalation, in preterm neonates with pulmonary hypertension was stopped early due to "Achievement of the pre-specified primary outcome measure, noninferiority." INOmax gas, for inhalation, is c...

I wa diagnosed with PAH 3 years ago. Have been on Adempas, plus other BP medicines and diuretics. I also have numerous heart problems, triple bypass in 1993. I see a Cardio/Pulmonary doctor Who is also a PAH specialist. Since finding this community, I have learned so much from all of you. I love my...

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Does anyone know anything about the University of Chicago Pulmonology Department. I currently take my husband to Cleveland Clinic, however that is a four hour drive for us as opposed to an hour and half drive to the University of Chicago. My husband was just diagnosed with CTEPH last November. He...

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