Pulmonary Hypertension

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About Pulmonary Hypertension

Learn the basics about pulmonary hypertension, diagnosis and treatment.

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Find a Pulmonary Hypertension Doctor

Use PHA’s Find a Doctor Directoryto identify doctors with the expertise and resources necessary to diagnose and manage pulmonary hypertension.

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Living with Pulmonary Hypertension

Find tips, tools and resources to help you work, travel, exercise and do the things you loved before diagnosis.

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 Webinars and Videos

PHA Classroom is a robust e-learning center for patients and caregivers with classes about medical and lifestyle issues and ways to fight back. You can participate in upcoming live events or watch recordings at your leisure.

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Pulmonary Hypertension: A Patient’s Survival Guide

A 330-page guide to understanding and coping with PH. Originally written by a patient, this book is now in its 4th Edition and is updated annually by a team of patients and medical professionals.

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International PH Conference

Information on PHA’s 10th International PH Conference and Scientific Sessions to be held in 2012.

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Support Groups and Services

From local support groups to online communities to one-on-one phone and email support, PHA offers a range of support programs to meet the diverse needs of the PH community.

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Patient Stories

PHA’s Our Journeys campaign empowers PH patients to share their stories with one another and the public to raise awareness around the challenges and triumphs of life with PH.

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Caregivers

Webinars, support groups and educational materials for family members and friends of PH patients, including resources for parents of children with PH.

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Associated Diseases

Learn about diseases associated with PH, including HIV, sickle cell disease, scleroderma, liver disease and more.

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Get Involved

Explore PHA’s advocacy, awareness, fundraising and volunteer programs to become a part of the movement to find a cure for PH.

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Keep in Touch!

Follow PHA on Facebook and Twitter or subscribe to PHANews, a bi-weekly e-newsletter, to stay up-to-the-minute on all things PH and PHA.

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White Paper

November is Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness Month and this month PHA is launching a white paper entitled:

Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension: Recommendations for Improving Patient Outcomes.”

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ATS Breathing in America Book

The Breathing in America: Diseases, Progress, and Hope compilationbriefly describes respiratory diseases and the progress that is being made in the quest to find their cures. Click here for chapter on Pulmonary Hypertension

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ATS Patient Information Series

The ATS Patient Information Series is a public service of the American Thoracic Society and its journal the AJRCCM. The information appearing in this series is for educational purposes only and should not be used as a substitute for the medical advice of one’s personal health care provider.

Pulmonary Hypertension