A 19-year-old female asked:
Can the stress increase pulmonary hypertension?
can also walking & daily activity increase it?
my rvsp 42.57
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Hospital-based practice 21 years experience
Underlying condition: Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) occurs as a result of heart problems (secondary PAH) or intrinsic lung diseases (Primary PAH, or PPH). Stress, walking & activity, depending on how those are defined, can affect the underlying condition but shouldn't directly affect the pressure. Your walking & activity will be limited due to PAH because that is a symptom of PAH. Use HealthTap Prime or TTYD.
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