Looking at Primary Pulmonary Hypertension

I will see a specialist in Jan to get started with this. The symptoms I am dealing with now are quite similar to what I experienced in 2008-2009. PPH was not looked at possibly because not a lot of people get it. Because it wasn’t identified and treated then if that is indeed the diagnosis I have lost two years. The symptoms this time are more intense and more debilitating. I intend to be more proactive and knowledgeable this time round.  I suspect we’ll have a new normal but it will at least give me a path to follow.  All the advice I have gotten from husband, relatives, children, friends is on target. Slow down. pace yourself, do something relaxing, rest, accept help.  I will get this sorted out.

3 thoughts on “Looking at Primary Pulmonary Hypertension

  1. I’m so sorry your breathing is getting difficult again. I hope and pray that it gets better so you don’t have to sell your goats – they give you such joy! Have a peaceful Christmas and a healthy New Year.

  2. It is strange but true that the exact Cause of Primary Pulmonary Hypertension is yet to be ascertained. However, researchers in this regard suggest that certain diet drugs (appetite suppressants) can make a person more prone to developing this fatal condition.Primary Pulmonary Hypertension is basically a disorder of the blood vessels wherein the pressure in the pulmonary artery rises above normal levels, thereby posing a life-threatening risk. Several diseases or causative factors, largely unknown, may lead to the malfunctioning denoted by the term Primary Pulmonary Hypertension.;

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