11 Tips on How to Self-Manage Pulmonary Hypertension


11 tips selfmanage pulmonary hypertension

There is still no known cure f0r pulmonary hypertension, but there are several ways to ease the symptoms and manage them to make you feel a little bit better in your daily life. Here are some tips on how to self-manage your pulmonary hypertension (source: Mayo Clinic website):

  1. Get lots of rest.
  2. Don’t be sedentary; try to stay as active as possible.
  3. Do not smoke.
  4. Avoid pregnancy and taking birth control pills.
  5. Try not to travel or live at high altitudes.
  6. Avoid situations that can lower your blood pressure.
  7. Eat a nutritious diet and stay at a healthy weight.
  8. Ask your doctor about medications.
  9. See your doctor for follow-up appointments.
  10. Get vaccinated.
  11. Join a support group.


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  1. BB says:

    Why would we want to avoid situations that LOWER our blood pressure, wouldn’t it be better to avoid having high blood pressure?

  2. ann b wall says:

    neither high or low bp are good with PH , my low blood pressure exacerbates my dizziness . Many of the medicines lower BP also.

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