Pulmonary Hypertension: How PH Knowledge has Evolved

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Pulmonary hypertension (PH) is a serious and rapidly progressive disease that affects the heart and the lungs. Patients living with pulmonary hypertension have to adapt their lifestyle to their new condition. Although they have some good days, PH makes patients feel exhausted all the time as they suffer from shortness of breath.

Read about 8 red flag pulmonary hypertension symptoms you should be aware of.

In this video from DiscoverActelion, you can learn more about PH, how Actelion has been supporting the patients’ community throughout the years, how they have been helping to raise awareness and working together with those communities to better understand and improve the management of pulmonary arterial hypertension, a subtype of pulmonary hypertension. Watch the video to understand this condition a little more and also to witness how the knowledge of PH has been evolving.

But how is pulmonary hypertension diagnosed? Learn more about it here.

Pulmonary Hypertension News is strictly a news and information website about the disease. It does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or another qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

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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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