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Could pulmonary hypertension get better with exercise?
5 doctors weighed in

Dr. Carlo Hatem
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
2 doctors agree
In brief: Caution
If you have pulmonary hypertension, you might pass out with exercise.
Exercise alone is not likely to improve pulmonary hypertension unless it is due to conditions such as obesity, arterial hypertension, or sleep apnea.

In brief: Caution
If you have pulmonary hypertension, you might pass out with exercise.
Exercise alone is not likely to improve pulmonary hypertension unless it is due to conditions such as obesity, arterial hypertension, or sleep apnea.
Dr. Carlo Hatem
Dr. Carlo Hatem
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Dr. Fernando Torres
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology
In brief: No
But staying healthy and doing exercise is important.

In brief: No
But staying healthy and doing exercise is important.
Dr. Fernando Torres
Dr. Fernando Torres
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Dr. Lokesh Guglani
Pediatrics - Pulmonology
In brief: No
Pulmonary hypertension does not get better with exercise & requires thorough investigation & workup for associated heart, lung or other medical problems.
Excessive exercise that goes beyond your physical capabilities can actually worsen symptoms in someone with pre-existing pulmonary hypertension. Talk to your lung doctor to find out how much & what type of exercise is safe for you.

In brief: No
Pulmonary hypertension does not get better with exercise & requires thorough investigation & workup for associated heart, lung or other medical problems.
Excessive exercise that goes beyond your physical capabilities can actually worsen symptoms in someone with pre-existing pulmonary hypertension. Talk to your lung doctor to find out how much & what type of exercise is safe for you.
Dr. Lokesh Guglani
Dr. Lokesh Guglani
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