Terrence J. Raises Awareness for Pulmonary Hypertension Association

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In this video from the Pulmonary Hypertension Association, celebrity ambassador for the organization, actor and TV host, Terrence J., uses his fame to help promote awareness of the disease.

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Terrence explains that pulmonary hypertension (PH) is a progressive, life-threatening lung disease and almost three-quarters of patients have a severe form by the time they are diagnosed. PH is often misdiagnosed as asthma but an accurate early diagnosis is key to a successful treatment plan which will extend and improve the lives of those living with the condition.

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