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Can pulmonary hypertension be improved by exercising?

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Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Not usually

It may help with the stamina, but it is unlikely to affect the disease process itself.

In brief: Not usually

It may help with the stamina, but it is unlikely to affect the disease process itself.
Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
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Dr. Charles Burger
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology

In brief: PH and Exercise

Exercise in patients with pulmonary hypertension (ph) should be done under the direction of their physician.

In brief: PH and Exercise

Exercise in patients with pulmonary hypertension (ph) should be done under the direction of their physician.
Dr. Charles Burger
Dr. Charles Burger
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Dr. Mark Avdalovic
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care

In brief: Partially

Only if combined with appropriate medications that improve exercise capacity.
If you have pulmonary hypertension you should be evaluated by a specialist with experience in this disease who can offer advice on treatment and exercise.

In brief: Partially

Only if combined with appropriate medications that improve exercise capacity.
If you have pulmonary hypertension you should be evaluated by a specialist with experience in this disease who can offer advice on treatment and exercise.
Dr. Mark Avdalovic
Dr. Mark Avdalovic
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