What if I’m Not Getting Better?

Pulmonary arterial hypertension is a progressive disease affecting the blood vessels of the lungs (pulmonary arteries to be specific). Without treatment, the right ventricle of the heart starts to struggle with pumping blood through the lungs. This leads to fatigue, shortness of breath, swelling, fainting and other symptoms. We are fortunate to have many medications that now … [Read more...]

November is Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness Month

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. … [Read more...]