11 Pulmonary Hypertension Resources You’ll Want to Know About

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Although a diagnosis of pulmonary hypertension can be devastating, it’s comforting to know that you’re not alone and that there are organizations out there who are dedicated to helping. Bookmark this page—it’s chock-full of online pulmonary hypertension resources and associations from all over North and Central America. Thanks to the Pulmonary Hypertension Association for helping us formulate this list.

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PHA Canada aims to empower the Canadian PH community through education, research, support, awareness, and advocacy. It also has local chapters in British Colombia, Northern Alberta, Southern Alberta, Quebec, and Ontario.

Costa Rica
The Facebook group Grupo de Apoyo HAP can help pulmonary hypertension patients in Costa Rica.

Another Facebook group, Asociación Guatemalteca de Hipertensión Pulmonar, helps those who suffer from the disease to connect in Guatamala.

Latin America
The Sociedad Latin de Hipertensión Pulmonar helps those in other Latin American countries reach out to those experiencing the same journey.

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There are three PH resources in Mexico for people with the disease to utilize: HAP Mexico, the Facebook group Lati2, and the Arteria Fundación de Hipertensión Pulmonar.

PH patients in Panama can get in touch with the Fundación de Pacientes con Hipertensión Pulmonar de Panamá by emailing [email protected].

Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico has four support groups linked to the PHA Association as well as MI Fundación HAP.

The PHAssociation has more than 240 support groups around the country, so you are bound to find one local to you.

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Pulmonary Hypertension News is strictly a news and information website about the disease. It does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or another qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you ha