According to the NIH, signs and symptoms of pulmonary hypertension (PH) may include:
- Shortness of breath during routine activity, such as climbing two flights of stairs
- Chest pain
- A racing heartbeat
- Pain on the upper right side of the abdomen
- Decreased appetite
As PH worsens, you may find it hard to do any physical activities. At this point, other signs and symptoms may include:
- Feeling light-headed, especially during physical activity
- Fainting at times
- Swelling in your legs and ankles
- A bluish color on your lips and skin
Source: National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (http://1.usa.gov/1HCZqS8)
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