9 Tips for Exercising With Pulmonary Hypertension

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Pulmonary hypertension (PH) is a condition often misdiagnosed and with a very short lifespan if not treated in time. After getting an accurate diagnosis, it’s time to adapt to your new PH life and routine. Being such a serious condition, it can be scary to think about fitness while living with a disease that constantly leaves you breathless, but there are exercises that PH patients can safely do.

We’ve put together these nine tips to help you safely exercise with pulmonary hypertension:


Even though exercise brings benefits to everyone, patients living with pulmonary hypertension may need some extra care when choosing a proper exercise. Make sure you consult with your physician to learn which types of exercise are best and how you can participate safely.

Want to learn more about pulmonary hypertension? Here’s a list of 10 questions to ask your doctor about PH.

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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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