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What is the quality of life for someone with pulmonary hypertension?

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Dr. Aaron Milstone
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology
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In brief: Depends on stage

For patients with mild pulm hypertension they may experience shortness of breath only with strenuous activity.
As the disease progresses patients become more limited and can even become chair or bed bound.

In brief: Depends on stage

For patients with mild pulm hypertension they may experience shortness of breath only with strenuous activity.
As the disease progresses patients become more limited and can even become chair or bed bound.
Dr. Aaron Milstone
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Dr. Charles Burger
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology

In brief: PH Prognosis

The quality of life for patients with pulmonary hypertension (ph) depends on the type of ph and the severity of the disease.
Physicians use the symptoms, bloodwork, exercise capacity, and heart function to determine the severity and the need for treatment that may significantly improve life's quality and duration.

In brief: PH Prognosis

The quality of life for patients with pulmonary hypertension (ph) depends on the type of ph and the severity of the disease.
Physicians use the symptoms, bloodwork, exercise capacity, and heart function to determine the severity and the need for treatment that may significantly improve life's quality and duration.
Dr. Charles Burger
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Dr. Fernando Torres
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology

In brief: Depends

Must of the medications that we have for the treatment of phtn are directed towards improving exercise capacity and improving how patients feel.
The new clinical trials are been designed also answering this question of improving quality of life in our patients. Sometimes, this disease is very debilitating. But medications can make a big difference.

In brief: Depends

Must of the medications that we have for the treatment of phtn are directed towards improving exercise capacity and improving how patients feel.
The new clinical trials are been designed also answering this question of improving quality of life in our patients. Sometimes, this disease is very debilitating. But medications can make a big difference.
Dr. Fernando Torres
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