Pulmonary Hypertension During Pregnancy: What You Should Know

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Pulmonary hypertension (PH) is a rare lung disease that refers to an increase in blood pressure in the pulmonary arteries. Unfortunately, there is no known cure available to end PH, but research has been evolving and doctors and scientists have been discovering some new ways to approach this lung condition.

You might be interested in reading more about Uptravi (selexipag) as a treatment for PH.

Even though PH is more common than we think, there are still a lot of things we don’t know about it and there’s a lot of misinformation about the condition, particularly for pulmonary hypertension in pregnant women. AnesIllustrated shared this video where you can watch Dr. James Ramsay presenting his paper “Pulmonary Hypertension During Pregnancy” at the Sol Shnider Conference, San Francisco, CA, where he discusses how this condition affects pregnant women, what the risks of PH during pregnancy are, and how PH should be managed among other useful information.

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Marta graduated from Universidade Fernando Pessoa in Porto with a degree in Communication Sciences and a Masters degree in New Communication Technologies. She has experience in social media, worked with several media channels, and has also worked as a freelance photographer and a graphic artist for almost 10 years.
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