11 Tips on How to Self-Manage Pulmonary Hypertension

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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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