Picture of Health: About Pulmonary Hypertension

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Pulmonary hypertension is a rare type of high blood pressure that affects fewer than 200,000 US patients per year. Many people who suffer from the disease are undiagnosed because the symptoms are similar to more common diseases, such as the flu. On this month’s episode of Picture of Health, host Stephen Barnes chats with Angela Mann, an advanced nurse practitioner from Lakeland Regional Health, and Joy Morgan, the leader of the Central Florida Pulmonary Hypertension Support Group, to learn more about the disease and how it affects daily life.

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