Types of Pulmonary Diseases You Should Know About

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There is a lot that we don’t know about the human body and about health. There’s such a big range of diseases that sometimes we just can’t keep track of it all. Pulmonary hypertension (PH) is a lung and heart condition, but there are also other pulmonary diseases you should know about.

But how does pulmonary hypertension develop? Here’s what you need to know.

In this video, shared by khanacademymedicine in 2014, learn more about different pulmonary diseases, such as asthma, emphysema, and pneumonia, and also the main classifications of lung conditions: obstructive, restrictive, ventilation and perfusion.

Do you know how PH can be treated? Here’s a list of 7 medications you should know about.

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