PHA Australia and Medicine X Launch the PH Xplained App

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Pulmonary hypertension can strike anyone, at anytime as this video from Medicine X testifies. We meet a young man who used to play professional rugby and a mother who prove that age and physical fitness do not necessarily safeguard you against the disease. Paul and Kim explain how idiopathic pulmonary hypertension has dramatically changed their lives after being diagnosed in their 30s.

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Working in conjunction with PHA Australia this short documentary is helping to raise awareness of a condition which many people still haven’t heard of and to advertise the launch of a new app called PH Xplained, which aims to help people who have been newly diagnosed with pulmonary hypertension.

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