How Pulmonary Rehabilitation Can Transform the Lives of People Living With Pulmonary Hypertension
In this video from UPMC, Dr. Patty George talks about the importance of exercise and pulmonary rehabilitation for people living with the chronic lung condition pulmonary hypertension (PH).
Dr. George explains that regular exercise can have an enormous impact on the health and emotional well-being of someone with pulmonary hypertension. It can give them more energy, allowing them to enjoy much more of life. However, it’s important that exercise is initially supervised and that PH patients receive guidance from trained professionals before beginning any exercise regimen.
In addition, 66-year-old PH patient Linda talks about her life with the disease and explains that she’s noticed a big difference in what she can and can’t do since she began to incorporate exercise into her life.
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