A 52-year-old member asked:
What's the difference between regular hypertension and pulmonary hypertension?
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Dr. Ted King answered
39 years experience in Phlebology
Lung vs body: Pulmonary hypertension (ph) is when there is an increase in pressure in the pulmonary circulation, leading to shortness of breath, regular hypertnesion is when there is an increase in the blood pressure in the arteries thoughout the rest of the body.
Answered on Apr 30, 2012
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