10 Signs of Pulmonary Hypertension


According to the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, there are 10 main signs for pulmonary hypertension. While the individual symptoms on their own do not not mean you have PH, if you experience any combination of the symptoms you should see your doctor.

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Initial Symptoms – some of early signs and symptoms of PH include:


1. Shortness of breath.


Shortness of breath is feeling somewhat winded while doing slightly physically challenging activities such as climbing stairs or walking uphill.

Here are some tips to manage your shortness of breath.

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    • Becky M Mack says:

      No. Those are two very different diseases. COPD, Chronic Bronchitis, Emphysema are in the same ‘family’. PH is in a different ‘family’.

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