If you’re reading this article, you probably are already very familiar with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). You know that this disease affects the lungs and the heart and that there is currently no cure. Getting a diagnosis of a disease so serious like PAH can be devastating but also inspiring.
In this video, shared by UCHealth, meet Lindsay. She’s a young woman who was diagnosed with pulmonary arterial hypertension when she was sixteen years old. Doctors gave her a life expectancy of less than six years, which she has fortunately surpassed. She was treated at UCH’s Center for Lungs and Breathing. At the time of this video recording, Lindsay was 28 years old, healthy, and happy.