Pulmonary hypertension (PH) is a heart and lung disease that can affect anyone, at any age. According to the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, there are 10 main signs for pulmonary hypertension. While the individual symptoms on their own do not mean you have PH, if you experience any combination of the symptoms you should see your doctor.
Here are some of the most common initial signs:
Shortness of breath is feeling somewhat winded while doing slightly physically challenging activities such as climbing stairs or walking uphill.