Chicago Man Describes His CTEPH Journey
Jack first started to notice symptoms five years ago when he began to get breathless quickly. The situation quickly worsened and after several tests, doctors discovered that Jack had blood clots in his lungs.
The first treatment for blood clots in the lungs is usually blood thinning medication, but if this doesn’t work then the patient will need to undergo surgery to remove the dangerous clots.
Jack has since recovered from surgery and is now back to his old routine, no longer getting out of breath after a few yards. He is also changing his lifestyle by exercising more and eating a healthy diet which is low in sugar and added salt.
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