Symptoms and Possible Causes of Pulmonary Hypertension

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Because pulmonary hypertension (PH) symptoms are so similar to other lung and respiratory diseases symptoms, it can be very difficult to diagnose it. Most of the time, it can take several years until doctors get an accurate diagnosis of PH.

But how can pulmonary hypertension be diagnosed?

It’s important to understand and learn what are the most common symptoms of PH. In this video shared by khanacademymedicine in 2014, watch an illustrated explanation of what the symptoms of pulmonary hypertension are, what the most common symptoms are, how PH can be diagnosed, and some possible causes that may lead to the development of this heart and lung condition.

Learn more about the causes of pulmonary hypertension.

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