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Can pulmonary hypertension be improved by adopting a healthy diet
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Dr. Steven Watry
General Practice
2 doctors agree
In brief: Possibly
Healthy diet and lifestyle will help, but not likely to cure the disorder. Read: http://www.
nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/pah/livingwith.html

In brief: Possibly
Healthy diet and lifestyle will help, but not likely to cure the disorder. Read: http://www.
nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/pah/livingwith.html
Dr. Steven Watry
Dr. Steven Watry
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Dr. Charles Burger
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology
In brief: PH and Diet
A healthy diet is important whether or not you have pulmonary hypertension (ph).
Often patients with ph should observe diets low in sodium (salt) and restrictive of high fluid intake. Please discuss your particular dietary needs with your physician.

In brief: PH and Diet
A healthy diet is important whether or not you have pulmonary hypertension (ph).
Often patients with ph should observe diets low in sodium (salt) and restrictive of high fluid intake. Please discuss your particular dietary needs with your physician.
Dr. Charles Burger
Dr. Charles Burger
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Dr. Fernando Torres
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology
In brief: Yes
Having a low salt diet and a fluid restriction is very important to avoid heart failure. Having said that, we do not know of any diet that can cure the disease or change its progression.

In brief: Yes
Having a low salt diet and a fluid restriction is very important to avoid heart failure. Having said that, we do not know of any diet that can cure the disease or change its progression.
Dr. Fernando Torres
Dr. Fernando Torres
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Dr. Donald Elton
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology
In brief: A little
Avoiding excessive salt and avoiding or correcting obesity can help but otherwise i'm not aware of any other diet related interventions that are likely to make much difference.

In brief: A little
Avoiding excessive salt and avoiding or correcting obesity can help but otherwise i'm not aware of any other diet related interventions that are likely to make much difference.
Dr. Donald Elton
Dr. Donald Elton
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