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Does Anyone Have Shortness Of Breath During This Ragweed Season ? Does Ragweed Make You Have Shortness Of Breath ?

Does Anyone Have Shortness Of Breath During This Ragweed Season ? Does Ragweed Make You Have Shortness Of Breath ?

I'm having issues of shortness of breath . And my nose feels like it has congestion in the afternoon and evening times everyday . Just wondering if anyone else has been feeling like this ?

A myPHteam Member said:

Yes and sometimes a nasal spray like Flomax, allergy pill, also Dayquil works for me cuz i have a lot of those symptoms. I take the pills twice a day… read more

posted 1 day ago

Cardizem

Cardizem

What happens if you only taken twice a day is it still effective

A myPHteam Member said:

I take it twice per day also. Are there others who take it more often?

posted 8 days ago

Best Diet For PAH

Best Diet For PAH

I really want to better my chance staying healtjy longer. My current problem is fluids retention, high sodium, and high pottassium.
I need help to undwrstand how to eat better and what to avoid and what to eat more.

A myPHteam Member said:

Lots of fruits and veggies, fresh is best but frozen works too. Very lean fresh meat. Mrs. Dash is my new best friend, no salt but lots of flavor and… read more

posted 1 day ago

Has Anyone Had She Has Come Up After Being Diagnosed With Pulmonary Hypertension

Has Anyone Had She Has Come Up After Being Diagnosed With Pulmonary Hypertension

how does someone like me manage having to have a cardiologist, a pulmonologist, a gynecologist, now I need a thyroid doctor and I just am getting very irritated with all these doctor appointments I know it's important but how do I manage that and have a life or is this my new life

A myPHteam Member said:

I’m dealing with the same thing. If it weren’t for Drs appointments I wouldn’t have any social life. I’m thinking this is part of getting older and the… read more

posted 3 days ago

My Cardio Said My PH Is Bad, But The Pulmonologist Said Meds Don't Help And Send Me Back To Cardio. Is This Common?

My Cardio Said My PH Is Bad, But The Pulmonologist Said Meds Don't Help And Send Me Back To Cardio. Is This Common?

My PH was found on echo. I have h Ehrles-Danlos, lymphedema, sleep apnea, hypothyroidism, and some other EDS co-morbidities. I am confused, though. I had a cath, ct, I have an implantable loop cardiac monitor to catch any issues there, some dysautonomia issues, but other than the echo finding PH everything else was fine.

My cardio sent me to the pulmonologist to see if he would give meds since I can't… read more

A myPHteam Member said:

I totally agree with the part about if you don't feel comfortable with either one of your doctors to get a different opinion how to find the doctor that… read more

posted 11 days ago

Blood Clots

Blood Clots

A myPHteam Member said:

Thank you for the hug it mean a lot

posted about 10 hours ago

Exercise

Exercise

What are considered safe exercises to do? I walk and ride bike. I’m looking for more exercises.

A myPHteam Member said:

I was told to either walk or swim...that other types of exercise would be to much for my heart and lungs. This may be something to ask your Dr since… read more

posted 26 days ago

Irinac1128

Irinac1128

What is CTEPH?

A myPHteam Member said:

Me too. I'm 75 y/o female dx'd 2017. Being treated for CHF. Only tx for PH is oxygen. SOB on exertion.

posted 25 days ago

Medications You Take

Medications You Take

I need your advice on medications you are taken My Doctor gives me 2 mg Adempas three times a day and 10 mg Opsumit once a day. Looks like it’s does not work for me
My pressure is going up but she does not want to change medication. Does any of you take such medications as well ?

A myPHteam Member said:

Yes two budesodine a day. Keeps fluid at bay. I also take montelukast.
Am on 3 lyrics oxygen.

posted 23 days ago
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