What is Pulmonary Hypertension?

Pulmonary hypertension (PH or PHTN) is a disease that affects the lungs. This condition will have increased blood pressure inside the arteries of the lungs. Symptoms consist of shortness of breath, syncope, tiredness, chest pain, swelling of the legs, and a quick heartbeat. The condition can also make it hard to exercise.

To give us more insight on Pulmonary hypertension, we have internal medicine and pulmonology specialist, UHWI Dr. Paul Scott.

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