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 …

Dyspnea, or shortness of breath: Causes and treatment

Dyspnea, or shortness of breath: Causes and treatment

Dyspnea is shortness of breath. It’s a very common symptom in a lot of illnesses and conditions. People think of COPD or interstitial lung disease or pulmonary hypertension, but it can also go along with conditions like heart failure and cancers. And really there can …