What is Pulmonary Hypertension? PH Explained Clearly

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Pulmonary hypertension (PH)  is a rare lung disease that refers to an increase in blood pressure in the pulmonary arteries. Unfortunately, there is still no known cure available to end PH, but research has been evolving and doctors and scientists have been discovering some new ways to approach this lung condition.

You might be interested in reading more about Uptravi (selexipag) as a treatment for PH.

Even though PH is more common than we think, there are still a lot of things we don’t know about it and there’s a lot of misinformation about this condition. In this video, shared by MEDCRAMvideos, Dr. Roger Seheult explains the key aspects of pulmonary hypertension, such as its definition, the 5 different WHO pulmonary hypertension groups, idiopathic pulmonary hypertension, and several other subjects about the condition.

Read about 8 red flag pulmonary hypertension symptoms you should be aware of.

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