Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension: What You Should Know

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A lot of research has gone into pulmonary hypertension (PH), a heart and lung disease that causes shortness of breath. But what we currently know about it may not be enough to help us to fully understand this condition. Although there is still no known cure or cause, PH patients do have treatment options available to address the disease.

Did you know there are 5 different classes of PH?

But what do you know about pulmonary hypertension and pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH)? In this video, shared by Ben Garside in 2014, watch an illustrated explanation of the pathophysiology of PAH, how it develops and what it does to your lungs.  Also, find out about how Riociguat can be useful in the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension.

Find out more about the pathophysiology of pulmonary arterial hypertension.

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