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“Teams”?

“Teams”?

Please direct me to the place in this web community which describes “teams.” Thanks.

A myPHteam Member said:

Thank you.

posted about 9 hours ago

To Vaccinate Or Not

To Vaccinate Or Not

Has anyone in here had covid? If so did you have to be admitted to the hospital or did you deal with it at home? If you had company covid what other conditions do you have if any that might have played a part with your covid recovery?

I’m trying to determine if I should get the vaccine or not. I have the PH plus Thrombocytopenia, and a very low immune system. I’m concerned on outcomes if I were to get Covid without being vaccinated.

I have also heard some people should not get the vaccine… read more

A myPHteam Member said:

Hi Nate, Welcome to our Family. Ask Your Doctor since they will be taking care of You. I have a lot of allergies n seem to add more daily. It was quite a decision process to decide if I would get the… read more

posted about 22 hours ago

Heart Rate

Heart Rate

What should your heart rate be?
Mine seems to be low
Except tonight was higher
And had a harder time breathing
Thanks for all your help and prayers 🙏

A myPHteam Member said:

DebPeterson good morning. Thanks for the hug. Most appreciated. Hope you have a good day. Prayers and hugs.

posted about 19 hours ago

Dizziness

Dizziness

What can help with dizziness? I have felt it a little more lately.

A myPHteam Member said:

Tb for dizziness always sit up first close your eyes and rotate your head slowly very slowly side to side stretching your neck muscle and breathing slowly as you massage your temples on your head. Try… read more

posted 2 days ago

Inhaler

Inhaler

I was now prescribed spriva. I start it tonight. I'm a little nervous about another nee inhaler. Anyone here use it?? I know everyone is different different reactions but what did you think?? Did it help??

A myPHteam Member said:

Tb I have never taken Spiriva but many of my patients are on it. I have not heard any real complaints. Try it and be consistent. Compliance to your medication is key. Then if you not sure talk to your… read more

posted 4 days ago

What Gives You Hope In Life?

What Gives You Hope In Life?

Connections with proper, positive people, a higher power, and the web of life. Regeneration in all forms as stimulated by breathing, sleep, meditation, prayer, spirit, impermanence, and quiet. Witnessing or experiencing acts of love, goodness, and kindness.
Just thinking a little this evening....

A myPHteam Member said:

JeanetteCary
DenSaz
Thank you for the hugs. Always appreciated.
Hugs
Pat

posted 1 day ago

Inhalers

Inhalers

So since Saturday I've been very breathless. Here at the hospital just to have them say I'm fine and send me on home I guarantee it. I've had to use my rescue inhaler a lot. Example at work at 6 am I took breo by 1030 I needed rescue inhaler and again at 3pm. I am scared. I believe theh need to do a blood gas

A myPHteam Member said:

Pamela I loved your post. I agree. Arm yourself with knowledge. Any health issue is scary and the unknown is scarier.

posted 4 days ago

Surgery With PH

Surgery With PH

Has anyone every had to under go a surgery while having PH? I ask because I may need to have a hysterectomy and I am already afraid of any surgery. Do not like being put under at all. And with already existing breathing issues and heart palpitations it does not calm my fears.

A myPHteam Member said:

Tb fears and questions come with life totally normal. Starting from your primary doc ending to your pulmonary doc you need to write everything down and have a conversation with them. They will be the… read more

posted 4 days ago

Does Everyone With Ph Use Oxygen? My Doctor Said I Have To Use Oxygen 24/7.

Does Everyone With Ph Use Oxygen? My Doctor Said I Have To Use Oxygen 24/7.

A myPHteam Member said:

Thanks, me too. I was diagnosed in February this year. I'm glad to hear you went many years without O2. Best wishes.

posted 1 day ago
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