Pulmonary hypertension is high blood pressure in the lungs. It's different from the blood pressure that your doctor measures with a cuff.
Pulmonary Hypertension and Lupus: What You Should Know
Meet some pulmonary hypertension and lupus patients, as they share their stories of how they were diagnosed and how they live with both diseases.
What everyone should know about pulmonary hypertension
Living with a rare disease like pulmonary hypertension (PH) can be challenging in ways beyond managing the disease. Rare diseases can be isolating, and finding accurate information can be difficult. Patients may also find that their families and social networks have never heard of PH. Those who aren’t familiar with PH may think that it
What is Pulmonary Hypertension? Facts to Breathe Easy.
Pulmonary hypertension is a serious disease that can be hard to spot. Inova's Dr. Oksana Shlobin answers common questions about this disease.
Why I Race to Stop Pulmonary Hypertension
During one little girl's battle, the DeWitt community was extremely supportive. Now her mom gives back through Take a Breath for PH and Get Moving for MS.
Scientists discover new cell type behind pulmonary hypertension
By studying human lung samples and a mouse model, scientists have discovered a new type of cell - and the molecular signals that regulate it - behind pulmonary hypertension.
Aug. 20 event at Chacko’s Family Bowling Center planned to help fight pulmonary hypertension
WILKES-BARRE — Andrea Vomero of West Wyoming used to work two jobs, take Zumba classes and lift weights, but now, she says ruefully, “I can just barely walk around a track.” “People try to talk to me when I’m walking up steps,” she added. When they see how she’s struggling for air, “They keep asking, …
Breathing, Beating, and Beyond Offers Clinicians Free Advice from Experts on Pulmonary Hypertension
Top national and international specialists in pulmonary hypertension (PH) – a progressive, life-threatening disease commonly misdiagnosed, for example, as asthma – invite clinicians currently treating or likely to care for patients living with the disease to attend a free symposium this month. The event, Challenges in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension: Breathing, Beating, and Beyond, takes place …
How to "Beet" Hypertension
Drinking roughly one cup of raw beet juice daily can markedly reduce blood pressure, while simultaneously quelling systemic inflammation and improving lipid profiles in people with hypertension Dr. Sedigeh Asgary and colleagues at the Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Center, Iran, assessed the pressure-modulating potential of freshly pressed beet juice, as well as that of cooked beets, in 24 hypertensive women and men not on anti-hypertensive medications The…
Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension in the US: How Much Does it Cost?
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Why ODs should monitor hypertension in patients
Anaheim, CA—Optometrists need to take on a greater role in helping patients identify and control hypertension, according to one expert at the American Academy of Optometry annual meeting in An
Pediatricians first in the field to assess how to personalize treatment for hypertension in children
High blood pressure among children is on the rise and a lack of research about how to treat it has left pediatricians trying to make their best guess....
Hypertension: What You Need to Know as You Age
Reviewed By Overview You can’t see high blood pressure, also called hypertension. And most of the time, you can’t feel it. But if you’re among the 78 million Americans with hypertension or are one of the 70 million with prehypertension (higher-than-healthy blood pressure levels), it’s important to understand its effects on your health—and to take action today to bring your numbers down to healthier levels Blood…
Learn about Philly's role in computing history at this PADLA conference
The PA/DE/NJ Distance Learning Association is rallying over 20 exhibitors at their 14th annual conference.
What Is Your Role?
Vocation can be defined the role your leadership, or personality, plays in serving those around you. What is your role with your friends, family and colleagues?
White Coat Hypertension
White coat hypertension is a situation when your blood pressure is higher in a doctor’s chamber, but is normal when measured at home. The term white coat hypertension is derived from the white coats of the health care professionals. Causes and dangers of white coat hypertension? It’s not strange for some people to feel a …
How to Treat Hypertension
Most people who have high blood pressure will need lifelong treatment to help ward off or delay serious health problems. Options to treat high blood pressure may include eating a healthy diet with less salt and taking medication.
Clinicians should take active role in assessing head injury detection devices
PHILADELPHIA — As the number of companies claiming to have created a device that assesses or diagnoses head injury increases, it is important to remember that the FDA has only granted 510(k) clearance to 14 such devices, a presenter at the American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting said. Consequently, Tanzid Shams, MD, a neurology specialist at Ballad Health in Tennessee, encouraged
What is the Role of a Special Counsel?
Richard Ben-Veniste, former Watergate Counsel, joins to discuss the role of a special counsel and its limits now that Mueller has been appointed as special counsel for the Russia investigation.
What is the role of a leader?
Being the Chief Meaning Officer is one of the many roles of a business leader, according to iconic CEO Jack Welch.