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What is pulmonary hypertension? A doctor said I had it, but told me nothing about it.

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Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
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In brief: Hypertension

Pulmonary hypertension is basically an increase in blood pressure in the vasculature of your lungs.
Patients may be totally asymptomatic or suffer from a severe form and be in need of treatment. There are many causes of pulmonary hypertension including heart failure and various lung diseases.

In brief: Hypertension

Pulmonary hypertension is basically an increase in blood pressure in the vasculature of your lungs.
Patients may be totally asymptomatic or suffer from a severe form and be in need of treatment. There are many causes of pulmonary hypertension including heart failure and various lung diseases.
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