Pulmonary Hypertension: High Blood Pressure in Your Lungs and Heart

Pulmonary Hypertension: High Blood Pressure in Your Lungs and Heart

Pulmonary hypertension is an umbrella term for a family of diseases that all have the same presentation, which is where the blood pressures in the lungs are elevated. As the heart pumps on the right side, it pumps that blood through the lungs where oxygen …

Peppers and Parkinson’s: The Benefits of Smoking Without the Risks?

Peppers and Parkinson’s: The Benefits of Smoking Without the Risks?

Peppers and Parkinson’s: The Benefits of Smoking Without the Risks? Parkinson’s disease is a movement disorder striking 1% of our older population and is the 14th leading cause of death in the United States. We don’t really know what causes it, but we do know …