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Pulmonary Hypertension Question Does It Ever Reverse Itself
Sometimes: Secondary pulmonary hypertension can reverse itself if the inciting cause can be fixed before the pulmonary hypertension becomes permanent. Examples of reversal causes of pulmonary hypertension includes hypoxia (lack of oxygen) caused by asthma or obstructive lung disease, sleep apnea, or valvular diseases. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pulmonary hypertension is elevated blood pressure in the lungs and can be a primary problem or due to other causes. The right side of the heart pumps blood to the lungs and if the BP in the lungs is elevated, the right side of the heart can often fail over time. Pulmonary hypertension can be difficult to diagnose and usually requires echocardiography ...Read more
I hope that this question isn't too general. Is the treatment for pulmonary hypertension always the same as the usual treatment for cardiac failure? Please elaborate if possible.
I had echo 3 weeks ago...it showed moderate mitral regurgitation, mild tricuspid regurgitation, and mildly enlarged laft atrial...my RSVP was calculated 37....mild pulmonary hypertension. My question is would the mitral valve regurgitation be the cause of
Obesity and PH: There may be some association between obesity and pulmonary hypertension (ph). Conversely, dietary suppressants have been demonstrated to cause ph. Regardless, losing weight generally improves your breathing if your overweight. Discuss the best approach with your doctor. ...Read more
Had echo 30d ago => diagnosed pulmonary hypertension (pressure 50), yesterday again the diagnose was questioned (pressure 33). Why ups and downs?
PA pressure: Measurement of PA pressure besides body position has technical factors which can influence what the reader interprets as the PA pressure. Some of these factors can produce a false impression of elevated or lesser PA pressure. In general we try to take the whole clinical picture into consideration when interpreting the study. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can losing weight reverse "mild" pulmonary hypertension? I had an echo done and this was the diagnosis and I was told lose weight only.
It can't hurt!: Improving your 'fitness' can't hurt - a moderate, balanced healthy diet, exercise, adequate rest, etc may resolve the problem. But it'd be wise to check for changes. Ask for a fuller explanation or find another provider who will follow-up and take steps if you are not successful. Don't worry. Unlike fitness, that can hurt! Press for more assistance: a plan for you and for the doctor. Best wishes ...Read more
Ana 160:1 with u1rnp 5 u/ml. Other lupus screens negative. Pulmonary hypertension, Renal failure reverses with bicarbonate. Can it be mtcd/sjogren?
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