Why I Am A Pulmonary Hypertension Specialist

November 18, 2014

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Dr. Jeremy Feldman PAH Specialist

November is PAH awareness month. It seems fitting to reflect on my career choice to specialize in the treatment of patients with PAH. (more…)

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November 18th is the First Ever CTEPH Awareness Day

November 13, 2014

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CT Angiogram CTEPH

As part of PAH Awareness Month this year November 18th has been assigned as the official CTEPH Awareness Day. This will be the first ever awareness day focused on CTEPH or chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension. (more…)

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Combination Therapy for PAH: AMBITION Study Yields Impressive Results

November 4, 2014

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PAH research

Gilead recently presented the results of AMBITION, their largest PAH study. This study compared the long term outcomes of pulmonary arterial hypertension patients who had been recently diagnosed and were randomized to either Tadalafil (Adcirca), Ambrisentan (Letairis) or the combination of the two. (more…)

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I Was Misdiagnosed With PAH

October 29, 2014

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Reviewing PAH Diagnosis

 

 

We look forward to and read every email readers send us through our contact form.  We find the questions and comments submitted to be very valuable and try to respond to each contact.  We recently had a reader submit a great question and have written this blog to answer it. (more…)

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November is Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness Month

October 24, 2014

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November is the official Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness month. It is important to raise awareness about Pulmonary Hypertension in every community. Heightened awareness leads to better care for PAH patients, increased referrals to pulmonary hypertension specialty centers, decreased time to diagnosis, and increased funds for research for new treatments and potentially a cure. (more…)

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Pulmonary Hypertension Caregiver Burnout

October 10, 2014

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Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension is a rare a debilitating disease. People with the disease have “good days” and “bad days” and as the disease progresses the frequency of good days becomes less and less. Behind every patient that successfully navigates daily life with PAH is at least one if not a team of amazing caregivers. (more…)

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5 Steps For Making Moving with PAH Less Stressful

September 5, 2014

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Moving with PAH

Moving can be both exciting and stressful for everyone. Finding a new place to live, learning a new neighborhood, meeting new friends all takes time and energy. For PAH patients there is an added stress of finding a PAH expert to transfer medical care to. (more…)

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How High Is Too High- Altitude And PAH

July 23, 2014

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Has your doctor advised that you avoid high elevation?  This is a common problem.  The higher the elevation (or altitude) the less oxygen there is in the air. (more…)

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