Learning About PH: What is Pulmonary Hypertension?

Even though it affects million of people worldwide, there are still a lot of facts we don’t know about pulmonary hypertension and this heart and lung disease is still considered rare. But what is PH and what causes it?

Learn more about possible causes of pulmonary hypertension.

In this video, shared by khanacademymedicine in 2014, watch an illustrated explanation of what pulmonary hypertension is, learn about the right and left ventricle and how they are supposed to work, and how the development of pulmonary hypertension can happen.

Find out some of the signs and symptoms of pulmonary hypertension.

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Marta graduated from Universidade Fernando Pessoa in Porto with a degree in Communication Sciences and a Masters degree in New Communication Technologies. She has experience in social media, worked with several media channels, and has also worked as a freelance photographer and a graphic artist for almost 10 years.

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