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Pulmonary hypertension (PH) is high blood pressure in the arteries to your lungs. It is a serious condition. If you have it, the blood vessels that carry blood from your heart to your lungs become hard and narrow. Your heart has to work harder to pump the blood through. Over time, your heart weakens and cannot do its job and you can develop heart failure.

Symptoms of PH include

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Illustration showing the narrowing of the pulmonary artery and an enlarged right ventricle
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  1. Pulmonary Hypertension (National Library of Medicine)  
    Pulmonary hypertension (PH) is high blood pressure in the arteries to your lungs. It is a serious condition. ...
  2. ... hypertension; Familial primary pulmonary hypertension; Idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension; Primary pulmonary hypertension; PPH; Secondary pulmonary hypertension
  3. ... PubMed Recent literature OMIM Genetic disorder catalog Conditions > Pulmonary arterial hypertension On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance Diagnosis ...
  4. How Is Pulmonary Hypertension Treated? (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute)  
    ... page from the NHLBI on Twitter. How Is Pulmonary Hypertension Treated? Pulmonary hypertension (PH) has no cure. However, ... go to "Types of Pulmonary Hypertension." ) Group 1 Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Group 1 pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) includes PH ...
  5. Types of Pulmonary Hypertension From the National Institutes of Health (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute)  
    ... page from the NHLBI on Twitter. Types of Pulmonary Hypertension The World Health Organization divides pulmonary hypertension (PH) ... all groups are called pulmonary hypertension.) Group 1 Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Group 1 PAH includes: PAH that has no ...
  6. Primary Pulmonary Hypertension (American Lung Association)  
    ... Register for ENews Home > Lung Disease > Primary Pulmonary Hypertension Primary Pulmonary Hypertension Primary pulmonary hypertension (PPH) is a rare lung ...
  7. How Is Pulmonary Hypertension Diagnosed? From the National Institutes of Health (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute)  
    ... page from the NHLBI on Twitter. How Is Pulmonary Hypertension Diagnosed? Your doctor will diagnose pulmonary hypertension (PH) ... Tests To Look for the Underlying Cause of Pulmonary Hypertension PH has many causes, so many tests may ...
  8. Pulmonary Hypertension Association (Pulmonary Hypertension Association)  
    ... Mission: To find ways to prevent and cure pulmonary hypertension, and to provide hope for the pulmonary hypertension community through support, education, research, advocacy and awareness. ...
  9. What Is Pulmonary Hypertension? (American Heart Association)  
    What is Pulmonary Hypertension? Updated:May 2,2013 Is pulmonary hypertension different than high blood pressure ? The human body has two circulation ... body. It's measured with a traditional arm cuff. Pulmonary hypertension (or PHT) is high blood pressure that occurs ...
  10. Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH) (American Lung Association)  
    ... for ENews Home > Lung Disease > Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension "Pulmonary hypertension" describes high blood pressure in the ...
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